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Afghanistan-Pakistan earthquake: updates

Earthquake damage in Mingora, Pakistan
Shaukat Saleem/IRIN

A 7.5-magnitude earthquake struck northeastern Afghanistan at 1:39 pm local time (0909 GMT) on Monday, 26 October, sending shockwaves that were felt as far away as India. Initial reports indicate substantial damage to buildings and infrastructure in Afghanistan and Pakistan, as well as scores of deaths and hundreds of injuries.

For the latest news and updates on the response to the earthquake, see our blog here.

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