The Death Toll In Earthquake-Ravaged Afghanistan Has Reached 300
The death toll from the 6.3-magnitude earthquake in Herat, Afghanistan continues to rise. According to the latest information, the death toll in the earthquake has exceeded 320. Hundreds of people are also feared injured, the UN said.
On Sunday, October 8, the Indian media NDTV reported that 12 villages were completely destroyed due to the earthquake that struck on Saturday.
According to the report, more than 320 people have been killed and hundreds injured in the 6.3-magnitude earthquake in Herat, western Afghanistan, the United Nations said.
On the other hand, Pajwak Afghan News reports that more than 600 people have been injured in several earthquakes in this western province of Afghanistan, according to local officials in Herat.
The earthquake hit the country’s western Herat province around 11 am local time on Saturday. The earthquake was followed by five major ‘aftershocks’. Its center was near the largest city in the region.
According to officials, 12 villages in Zinda Jan and Ghorian districts were completely destroyed.