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'A daily burden of survival': Deadly Afghanistan earthquake piles more agony onto the country's widespread humanitarian woes

11 days ago   |   By Business Insider

People help for the search and rescue operations on debris of a building after a magnitude 7.0 earthquake shook Afghanistan at noon and killed at least 29 people, and injured 62 others in the Spera district of Khost province near Paktika province, Afghanistan on June 22, 2022. Photo by Sardar Shafaq/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images
At least 1,000 people were killed after an earthquake struck eastern Afghanistan on Wednesday.
It's the latest setback for a country that is facing continued humanitarian and economic hardship.
A Kabul-based aid worker told Insider it's "all hands on deck" as...
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