India sends team to assist after Afghanistan earthquake despite strained relations with Taliban

The Independent says INDIA on Thursday said it has sent a "technical team" to Kabul to coordinate the delivery of humanitarian aid after a powerful earthquake killed over 1000 people in eastern Afghanistan.

India sends team to assist after Afghanistan earthquake despite strained relations with Taliban

The Independent says INDIA on Thursday said it has sent a “technical team” to Kabul to coordinate the delivery of humanitarian aid after a powerful earthquake killed over 1000 people in eastern Afghanistan.

A 6.1 magnitude earthquake rocked the country’s Paktika and Khost provinces on Wednesday killing at least 1,150 people and wounding 1,600 more. Nearly 3,000 homes turned to rubles in the mountainous region of Afghanistan in the aftermath of the severe earthquake.

According to the US geological survey, the earthquake struck about 44km from the city of Khost in at a depth of 51km.

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https://www.independent.co.uk/asia/east-asia/afghanistan-earthquake-news-taliban-help-b2108424.html

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