Get unlimited access to our best features
Subscribe now

Hundreds killed in magnitude 6.1 earthquake in Afghanistan

Summary by Ground News
Hundreds of people have died, with the toll likely to increase, following a powerful earthquake in Afghanistan. The quake struck about 44km (27 miles) from the south-eastern city of Khost.
2 months ago

News Articles

More Filters
All
Left
Center
Right
Times of India

1,000 dead in deadliest quake in 2 decades in Afghanistan

A powerful earthquake struck a rugged, mountainous region of eastern Afghanistan early Wednesday, killing at least 1,000 people and injuring 1,500 more in the country’s deadliest quake in two decades. Officials warned that the already grim toll may still rise. The European seismological agency said the tremors were felt over 500km by 119 million people across Afghanistan, Pakistan and India.

2 months ago·Mumbai, India
Read Full Article
BBC News

Afghan earthquake: At least 1,000 people killed and 1,500 injured

The country's deadliest quake in two decades strikes in the night as many people sleep in their beds.

2 months ago·United Kingdom
Read Full Article
News18 India

Earthquake Of 6.1 Magnitude Rocks Parts Of Afghanistan, Pakistan

An earthquake of magnitude 6.1 shook parts of densely-populated Afghanistan and Pakistan during the early hours of Wednesday, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) said

2 months ago·India
Read Full Article
Reuters

Strong earthquake kills at least 280 in Afghanistan

An earthquake of magnitude 6.1 killed at least 280 people in Afghanistan early on Wednesday, officials said, adding that hundreds of people were injured and the toll was likely to rise as information trickled in from remote mountain villages.

2 months ago·United Kingdom
Read Full Article
The Guardian

Afghanistan earthquake: at least 1,000 people killed after 5.9 magnitude tremor

Toll expected to rise after deadliest quake in two decades strikes during night near Khost, 95 miles south of Kabul

2 months ago·London, United Kingdom
Read Full Article
CBC News

Taliban faces challenging relief efforts after deadly quake hits Afghanistan | CBC News

A powerful earthquake struck a rural, mountainous region of eastern Afghanistan early Wednesday, killing 1,000 people and injuring 1,500 more in one of the deadliest quakes in decades, the state-run news agency reported. Officials warned that the already grim toll may still rise.

2 months ago·Canada
Read Full Article
Think freely.Subscribe and get full access to Ground NewsSubscriptions start at $9.99/yearSubscribe

Bias Distribution

49% of the sources are Center
CNN
HuffPost
Raw Story
Common Dreams
The Daily Beast
CGTN
+4
The Guardian
CBC News
The Hindu
Global News
The Independent
NDTV
+68
BBC News
Reuters
CTV News
NZ Herald
CNBC
News24
+142
Times of India
News18 India
Washington Times
Independent.ie
The Telegraph
The News
+51
Daily Express
The Star Kuala Lumpur
Washington Examiner
The Daily Caller
The Daily Wire
The Epoch Times
+11
The Gateway Pundit
WND
L 28%
C 46%
R 26%
See less detail