Earthquake in Afghanistan: Authorities end search for survivors

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It is the deadliest earthquake to hit Afghanistan in 20 years.

The authorities at Afghanistan terminated the search for survivors by strong earthquake 6.1 points occurred in the early hours of Wednesday, which cost him his life more than 1,000 people, said today a high-ranking official.

About 10,000 homes were partially or completely destroyed by the quake in a remote part of the country, Mohammad Nasim Hakani, a spokesman for the Disaster Management Ministry, told Reuters.

It is the deadliest earthquake to hit Afghanistan in 20 years.

THE EU will allocate 1 million euros in humanitarian aid to Afghanistan, after the deadly earthquake that hit the country.

The EU funding will come from humanitarian groups operating in the country, including non-governmental organizations and the United Nations, the European Commission’s humanitarian aid department said in a statement on Thursday.

Source: ΑΠΕ-ΜΠΕ

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