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15 October 2023

WFP News Video: New Earthquake Hits Afghanistan (ForTheMedia)

Seven earthquakes with magnitudes reaching 6.3 and multiple aftershocks have struck Herat Province in Western Afghanistan within eight days. Dozens of villages are affected, many of them entirely flattened with at least 1,400 people killed and more than 1,800 injured, according to official figures. The majority of victims are women and children.
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