Kabul, (H.I.S.). Thousands of families have been ruined by the Afghanistan earthquake, more than 2500 people have died and lakhs of people are struggling with this horror. After the earthquake, Afghanistan’s ruler Taliban has appealed to other countries for help. This figure has been given by the spokesperson of the Taliban government.
An update from the UN humanitarian office said 465 houses were reported destroyed and 135 damaged. Not only this, many dead bodies are still buried under the debris of houses, the work of taking them out is continuing. Some families have lost one or the other member. Partners and local officials estimate the number of casualties could rise as search and rescue efforts continue amid reports of some people trapped under collapsed buildings, the UN office said. People are pleading for help.
According to the information, the latest earthquake of 5.9 magnitude occurred at a depth of 7.7 km in ‘Zinda Jaan’ district of Herat. According to local media reports, the earthquake was also felt in nearby Farah and Badghis provinces. Afghanistan is prone to earthquakes, especially in the Hindukush mountain range, which is located near the convergence of the Eurasian and Indian tectonic plates.
It is noteworthy that the earthquake in Afghanistan was felt in Farah and Badghis provinces. A large area of Afghanistan is earthquake prone. Due to the convergence of the Eurasian and Indian tectonic plates in the Hindukush mountain range, earthquakes occur frequently here. Many times the impact of Hindukush earthquake reaches up to Delhi, the heart of India.