Kabul, June 22: Tremors of 6.1 magnitude have been felt in Afghanistan. This earthquake has caused great devastation in Afghanistan. The earthquake caused heavy damage to life and property. At least one thousand people are feared dead due to this earthquake and more than 1500 people are said to be injured.
Rescue operation underway
Rescue operation is going on in the affected areas. According to local media reports, earthquakes have been felt in Afghanistan’s capital Kabul as well as Pakistan’s capital Islamabad.
Dangerous scene in Afghanistan
Many pictures have come out from Afghanistan which are telling stories of devastation. In one picture, people are being taken out for treatment by helicopter. In the second, the treatment of the injured is going on by lying on the ground. Somebody is being offered glucose. Some people are seen picking up bricks near the demolished house.
Bilal Karimi, deputy spokesman in the Taliban government, said hundreds of people were killed in the earthquake in Pakita province. He said, I appeal to all the aid agencies to reach the spot for help.
Prime Minister Mohammad Hassan Akhund called an emergency meeting
According to the news, Prime Minister Mohammad Hassan Akhund has called an emergency meeting for relief rescue in Kabul. On the other hand, India, Pakistan have expressed grief over this natural accident.
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India on Wednesday expressed condolences to the victims and their families impacted by the tragic earthquake in Afghanistan, which resulted in the death of over a thousand people.