| 24 July 2024, Wednesday |

Death toll from quakes in Afghanistan rises to ‘more than 1,000’, says government

The government spokesperson has announced that the death toll from a sequence of earthquakes in remote western Afghanistan has increased significantly, now surpassing “more than 1,000” casualties.
“Unfortunately, the casualties are practically very high… the death toll is more than one thousand people,” Bilal Karimi told AFP of Saturday’s magnitude 6.3 quake in Herat province, which was followed by a series of powerful aftershocks.

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