A Powerful Earthquake in Afghanistan and Pakistan


Patients who were shifted outdoors at the government medical college hospital after a strong tremor was felt in Jammu, India, Monday, October 26, 2015. (Photo by Channi Anand/AP Photo)



An Afghan man clears rubble from a damaged house following a strong earthquake, in Kabul, Afghanistan, Monday, October 26, 2015. The U.S. Geological Survey said the epicenter of the 7.5-magnitude earthquake was in the Hindu Kush mountains, in the sparsely populated province of Badakhshan, which borders Pakistan, Tajikistan and China. It said the epicenter was 213 kilometers (130 miles) deep and 73 kilometers (45 miles) south of the provincial capital, Fayzabad. (Photo by Rahmat Gul/AP Photo)



People carry a man who was injured in a 7.7 magnitude earthquake, to a hospital in Peshawar, Pakistan, 26 October 2015. (Photo by Arshad Arbab/EPA)



A girl who was injured in a 7.7 magnitude earthquake, receives medical treatment at a hospital in Peshawar, Pakistan, 26 October 2015. (Photo by Arshad Arbab/EPA)



Local residents survey the collapsed houses following 7.7 magnitude earthquake, in Bajaur tribal region near the Afghan border, in Pakistan, 26 October 2015. (Photo by Hanifullah Khan/EPA)



People stand in street covered with debris following a 7.7 magnitude earthquake, in Peshawar, Pakistan, 26 October 2015. (Photo by Arshad Arbab/EPA)



People carry a girl who was injured in a 7.7 magnitude earthquake, to a hospital in Peshawar, Pakistan, 26 October 2015. (Photo by Arshad Arbab/EPA)



People react following a 7.7 magnitude earthquake, in Peshawar, Pakistan, 26 October 2015. (Photo by Arshad Arbab/EPA)



People remove debris from a rickshaw on a road following a 7.7 magnitude earthquake, in Peshawar, Pakistan, 26 October 2015. A strong earthquake with a magnitude of 7.7 hit northern Afghanistan's Hindu Kush mountain range causing damage in Pakistan and India as well. At least 69 people were killed in Pakistan, 20 in Afghanistan and hundreds wounded. Tremors were felt in northern India including the capital New Delhi, causing thousands of people to evacuate buildings. Authorities also closed the underground train system. (Photo by Arshad Arbab/EPA)



Afghans check the damage to the walls of their home after a 7.7 magnitude earthquake, in Kabul, Afghanistan, 26 October 2015. A 7.7 magnitude earthquake hit Pakistan and Afghanistan, killing at least 47 people and injuring hundreds in Pakistan, while 12 school girls were killed during a stampede following earthquake in Takhar, Afghanistan. (Photo by Jawad Jalali/EPA)



People rush an injured woman to a local hospital in Peshawar, Pakistan, Monday, October 26, 2015. (Photo by Mohammad Sajjad/AP Photo)



A man rides his bicycle next to damaged structures, after an earthquake in Ghazni, Afghanistan October 26, 2015. (Photo by Reuters/Stringer)



Residents search for belongings in the rubbles of a house after it was damaged by an earthquake in Peshawar, Pakistan, October 26, 2015. A major earthquake struck the remote Afghan northeast on Monday, killing at least 135 people in Afghanistan and nearby northern Pakistan and sending shock waves as far as New Delhi, officials said. (Photo by Fayaz Aziz/Reuters)



Rescue workers carry a man, who was injured during an earthquake, at the Lady Reading hospital, Peshawar, Pakistan, October 26, 2015. (Photo by Fayaz Aziz/Reuters)



A man clears rubbles from the roof of his house after an earthquake, in Fayzabad capital of Badakhshan province, Afghanistan October 26, 2015. (Photo by Reuters/Stringer)



Residents walk past the rubble of a house after it was damaged by an earthquake in Mingora, Swat, Pakistan, October 26, 2015. (Photo by Hazrat Ali Bacha/Reuters)



A boy (R), who was injured during an earthquake, leans on his father's shoulder after receiving first aid at hospital in Mingora, Swat, Pakistan October 26, 2015. (Photo by Hazrat Ali Bacha/Reuters)



A man carries a boy, who was injured in an earthquake, at the Lady Reading hospital in Peshawar, Pakistan October 26, 2015. (Photo by Khuram Parvez/Reuters)



Residents gather to clear a path by removing rubble from a house after it was damaged by an earthquake in Mingora, Swat, Pakistan October 26, 2015. (Photo by Hazrat Ali Bacha/Reuters)



An Afghan woman rushes to a hospital to check on her daughter who was injured, after an earthquake at a hospital in Jalalabad, Afghanistan October 26, 2015. (Photo by Reuters/Parwiz)



Rescue workers give instructions after an earthquake at a hospital in Jalalabad, Afghanistan October 26, 2015. (Photo by Reuters/Parwiz)



A rescue worker carries a child who was injured during an earthquake, at a hospital in Jalalabad, Afghanistan October 26, 2015. (Photo by Reuters/Parwiz)



A man wheels a body of a woman, who died in an earthquake, at the Lady Reading hospital, Peshawar, Pakistan, October 26, 2015. (Photo by Fayaz Aziz/Reuters)



Rescue workers carry a girl who was injured after an earthquake, at a hospital in Jalalabad, Afghanistan, October 26, 2015. (Photo by Reuters/Parwiz)



Rescue workers carry a child who was injured after an earthquake, at a hospital in Jalalabad, Afghanistan October 26, 2015. (Photo by Reuters/Parwiz)



A man with his belongings walks past the rubble of a house after it was damaged by an earthquake in Mingora, Swat, Pakistan October 26, 2015. (Photo by Hazrat Ali Bacha/Reuters)



Rescue workers move a man, who was injured during an earthquake, at the Lady Reading hospital in Peshawar, Pakistan, October 26, 2015. A powerful earthquake struck a remote area of northeastern Afghanistan on Monday, shaking the capital Kabul, as shockwaves were felt in northern India and in Pakistan's capital, where hundreds of people ran out of buildings as the ground rolled beneath them. (Photo by Fayaz Aziz/Reuters)



People stand on a road after vacating buildings following an earthquake in Srinagar October 26, 2015. (Photo by Danish Ismail/Reuters)



Kashmiri girls stand on a road divider after vacating their office buildings following an earthquake in Srinagar October 26, 2015. An earthquake measuring 7.6 magnitude struck in northeastern Afghanistan on Monday, the U.S. Geological Survey said, sending tremors that were felt in India and Pakistan. (Photo by Danish Ismail/Reuters)



Patients who were shifted outdoors at the government medical college hospital after a strong tremor was felt in Jammu, India, Monday, October 26, 2015. A strong earthquake in northern Afghanistan was felt across much of South Asia on Monday, shaking buildings from Kabul to Delhi and cutting power and communications in some areas. (Photo by Channi Anand/AP Photo)





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