Afghanistan earthquake: More than 1,000 people killed in 5.9 . earthquake

The humanitarian disaster comes at a difficult time for the Taliban-ruled country, which is currently battling hunger and economic crises. The shocks struck at 1:24 am local time on Wednesday (4:54 PM ET on Tuesday) about 46 kilometers (28.5 miles) southwest of the city of Khost, which is close to the country’s border with Pakistan, …

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