Massive Earthquake Hits Northern Afghanistan

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A powerful earthquake has struck northern Afghanistan, with tremors felt as widely as Pakistan and northern India.

The quake had a magnitude of 7.7, the US Geological survey reported, and was centred in a mountainous region 45km (28 miles) south-west of Jarm.

In Pakistan, local news channels showed people evacuating high-rise office buildings.

There have been no reports so far of casualties.

Reports BBC

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