Deadliest quake in Afghanistan

  • What: The war-torn Afghanistan which has been rightly called a graveyard of great empires a year ago saw the comeback of the Taliban to power. things worsened for the citizens from hyperinflation to impending food security issues. The situation worsened for the nation when on Wednesday a powerful earthquake struck a rural, mountainous region of eastern Afghanistan near the Pakistani border early June 22, killing at least 1,000 people and injuring 1,500 more, authorities said

  • Relief: The provincial government like the Kabul government convened emergency government meeting to evacuate people and coordinate relief measures. Further authorities have said that the death toll could be much higher. Helicopters were also being used to evacuate people

  • Pakistan: Neighbouring nation Pakistan's PM Shahbaz Sharif offered his condolences to the families who lost their members and stated that his nation would provide relief and support to the Afghan government


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