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Tuesday, 27 October 2015 - 9:02
Afghanistan-Pakistan quake: Rescue efforts expanded
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Rescue efforts are being stepped up to help those affected by the magnitude-7.5 earthquake which hit remote areas of Afghanistan and Pakistan on Monday.

At least 260 people are known to have died. Many more were injured.

Rescue teams have been sent to remote mountainous areas where the effects of the quake are still unclear.

Afghanistan's Chief Executive, Abdullah Abdullah, said the earthquake was the strongest felt in the country in recent decades.

The government was working to provide assistance for those affected, he said.


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