Showing posts with label Afghanistan. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Afghanistan. Show all posts

Wednesday, June 22, 2022

Nearly 1,000 killed after strong earthquake 6.1, jolts Afghanistan, 600 other injured



At least 950 killed and 600 other injured after magnitude 5.9 earthquake rocked remote parts of eastern Afghanistan and neighbouring Pakistan.

The number of victims of the earthquake in Afghanistan has reached 255 people

The number of victims of the earthquake in Afghanistan has reached 255 people

The death toll from the earthquake in Paktika province in eastern Afghanistan has risen to 255, with at least 150 injured. This was reported on Wednesday, June 22, on the Qatari TV channel Al Jazeera, citing a source in the government.

Friday, March 05, 2021

14 killed in avalanche in northern Afghanistan -

Fourteen villagers were killed and three others wounded after an avalanche struck a far-flung area in the northern Afghan province of Badakhshan on Thursday, a local government spokesman confirmed.

Wednesday, February 03, 2021

Afghanistan successfully tests water flow at major dam

Kamal Khan Dam

Afghanistan on Wednesday successfully tested water flow at a major dam in southwestern Nimroz province bordering Iran after nearly six decades of the inception of the mega project, officials said.

Saturday, April 21, 2018

Pre-monsoon heat builds across northern India

heat builds across northern India
Temperatures across central and northern India have been in excess of 40C in recent days, and after a brief respite over the weekend, it could become even hotter during the early to middle part of next week.

Thursday, May 11, 2017

China: 8 dead, 11 injured in Xinjiang earthquake (video)

Eight people have been confirmed dead and 11 others were injured after a 5.5-magnitude earthquake jolted Taxkorgan County in northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region at 5:58 a.m. Thursday.

Sunday, May 08, 2016

Fuel-tanker crash kills over 70 in Afghanistan's Ghazni

At least 73 people have been killed and dozens of others injured after two passenger buses and a fuel tanker burst into flames following a head-on collision in eastern Afghanistan.

Monday, April 11, 2016

Strong tremors felt in west China after Afghanistan quake

Strong tremors were felt in southern Xinjiang in northwest China when a 7.1-magnitude earthquake struck Afghanistan on Sunday, but no casualties have been reported.

Monday, April 04, 2016

Rain, floods kill over 60 people in Pakistan and Afghanistan

A total of 63 people have been killed and hundreds of acres of farmlands have been destroyed by flash floods triggered by torrential rains in northwest Pakistan and Afghanistan, the countries' officials said Sunday.

Sunday, April 03, 2016

Two days of torrential rains kill 30 in Afghanistan

Over 30 people have been killed and hundreds of acres of farmland destroyed by two days of torrential rainfall in Afghanistan, an official said Sunday.

Friday, December 25, 2015

Strong 6.2 magnitude earthquake rocks northeast Afghanistan (Depth 200 km)

A 6.2-magnitude earthquake struck northeast Afghanistan around midnight near the country's borders with Pakistan and Tajikistan, according to the US Geological Survey.

Thursday, October 29, 2015

Desperation grows as Afghan-Pakistan quake victims wait for aid

Earthquake survivors in Pakistan and Afghanistan emerged from a third night without shelter Thursday, as village leaders warned they had nothing to protect children from the freezing conditions while rescuers struggle to reach isolated communities.

Wednesday, October 28, 2015

China to provide assistance to quake-hit Afghanistan, Pakistan

The Chinese government is busy preparing emergency aid for earthquake-hit Afghanistan and Pakistan and is willing to provide further assistance based on their needs, a Foreign Ministry spokesperson said on Wednesday.

Monday, October 26, 2015

Pakistan, India and Afghanistan rocked by deadly earthquake

A powerful 7.5 magnitude earthquake killed almost 150 people in Pakistan and neighboring Afghanistan Monday, officials said.

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