Earthquake fell upon long -suffering Afghanistan: hundreds of dead and wounded

at least 280 people died, another 600 were injured during an earthquake in the provinces of Pact and a host in the southeast of Afghanistan, Bakhtar reports with reference to local officials. They warned that the number of dead would grow.

According to Reuters, there are also victims in the province of Nangarhar.

A earthquake of magnitude 6.1 occurred on Wednesday night – about 1:30 local time. Its epicenter, according to the European-Mediterranean Seismological Center, was located 36 km southwest of the host-the administrative center of the province of the same name.

Chinese International News Assistance Channel with reference to local sources reports that the earthquake caused a landslide gathering.

Dawn notes that underground tremors were felt in some regions of Pakistan, including in the territory of its capital of Islamabad. The victims in Pakistan are not reported.