Kabul, AP. After Wednesday’s severe earthquake in Afghanistan, it has become difficult for relief teams to reach the victims without proper roads. Many people are still feared trapped under the debris. At the same time, the people of the victim’s family are digging the rubble with bare hands in search of their loved ones. Meanwhile, aid is being offered on humanitarian grounds from around the world but without equipment it is difficult to carry out relief and rescue operations.
The Gyan district of Afghanistan’s Paktika province was greatly affected by the earthquake. The victims are digging with their own hands the places where they once set up their camp to live. At the same time, on the question of how the Taliban regime will take help from countries of the world offering relief without heavy equipment. On this, a victim named Hakimullah said that we will ask the Islamic Emirate and the whole country to help us.
Broken Roads Big Obstacle
Actually, relief work is facing a lot of difficulties amidst broken roads and piles of rubble. It is noteworthy that more than 1000 people lost their lives and more than one and a half thousand were injured due to 6.1 magnitude earthquake in Afghanistan on Wednesday. It was the most devastating earthquake in two decades.
4.1 and 4.9 magnitude earthquake in Nepal too
Earthquake tremors of 4.1 and 4.9 were felt in Nepal on Thursday morning. However, there is no news of loss of life or property here. The epicenter of the earthquake was Kaski district of Nepal.
30 tribals of Pakistan lost their lives
According to the report of news agency PTI, at least 30 people from Pakistan were also among those who lost their lives in the severe earthquake in Afghanistan.
pakistan opened border
Media reports on Thursday said these were people who crossed the border from Pakistan to Afghanistan during the 2014 military operation, and were living in rural mountainous areas of eastern Afghanistan. The deceased belonged to the Madakhel tribal community of North Waziristan district of Pakhtunkhwa province. According to Dawn newspaper, Pakistan has opened the border to bring the bodies of 30 dead to their native places.
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