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Hundreds killed in magnitude 6.1 earthquake in Afghanistan

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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.
Published 7 months ago

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