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Afghanistan Earthquakes: death toll rises to 1000
October 08, 2023

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The death toll from a series of earthquakes in Afghanistan has risen to one thousand.

According to Afghanistan's Disaster Management Authority’s spokesman Mullah Janan Saiq the death toll can further rise as the tremors caused heavy damage in northwestern Herat and Badghis provinces.

He said three villages in Herat province were completely destroyed and hundreds of people are still trapped under the debris.