Scores of people feared dead after quake in eastern Afghanistan

2022-06-22 05:59:38 GMT2022-06-22 13:59:38(Beijing Time) Sina English

Scores of people were feared dead after an earthquake struck the eastern Afghan region early on Wednesday, according to multiple sources.

The quake, with a magnitude of 6.1, jolted 44 km southwest of Khost, Afghanistan, according to the US Geological Survey.

The quake has damaged dozens of houses in the region and also caused land sliding in eastern Paktika province, local sources said.