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6,1 magnitude earthquake strikes Afghanistan

6,1 magnitude earthquake strikes Afghanistan

A strong earthquake of magnitude 6,1 was recorded in Afghanistan. According to the United States Geological Survey (USGS), the disaster occurred at 20,54 UTC). The epicenter of the tremors was located 44 kilometers southwest of the city of Khost, which is home to more than 96 thousand people.

In accordance with the latest data, 120 people became victims of the earthquake in the Afghan provinces of Paktika and Khost, and dozens were injured, announced mir24.

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