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Herat hit by more powerful earthquake

HERAT: Another powerful earthquake of 6.3 magnitude jolted southeast of Herat on Sunday. At least one person was martyred and dozens of others wounded in the strongest aftershock after an earthquake in the same area, killed or wounded thousands, last week. Meanwhile, the World Health Organization said on X account that more than 120 injured have been brought to Herat Regional Hospital and many more have been taken to other hospitals in the city. WHO reported the earthquake had a 6.4 magnitude. “Teams continue to help hospital staff in mass casualty management, taking care of the injured and saving lives,” it said on X. “Our thoughts are to families affected by the series of earthquakes.” Ministry of Information and culture, said the quake shook Herat and adjoining provinces, knocking out electricity in most of the province Herat, which borders Iran and is known as the country’s cultural capital, has been hit by a series of earthquakes over the past week. Herat has seen waves of earthquakes within the past two weeks. More than 2,400 people were killed and over 2,000 others were injured in the earthquake that targeted the Zindajan district of the province on October 7. According to USGS, in addition to the first earthquake, a magnitude 5.4 earthquake happened 27 km north of Herat city at 8:28 am, another earthquake of 4.1 magnitude happened in the Hundu Kush area at 9:40 am, an earthquake of 4.2 magnitude occurred at 10:11 am 50 km south southeast of Herat center, at 10:39 am an earthquake with magnitude 4.2 occurred 23 km north of Herat city. Herat Hit By More Powerful Earthquakes This Morning HERAT: Another powerful earthquake of 6.3 magnitude jolted southeast of Herat on Sunday. At least one person was martyred and dozens of others wounded in the strongest aftershock after an earthquake in the same area, killed or wounded thousands, last week. Meanwhile, the World Health Organization said on X account that more than 120 injured have been brought to Herat Regional Hospital and many more have been taken to other hospitals in the city. WHO reported the earthquake had a 6.4 magnitude. “Teams continue to help hospital staff in mass casualty management, taking care of the injured and saving lives,” it said on X. “Our thoughts are to families affected by the series of earthquakes.” Ministry of Information and culture, said the quake shook Herat and adjoining provinces, knocking out electricity in most of the province. Herat, which borders Iran and is known as the country’s cultural capital, has been hit by a series of earthquakes over the past week. Herat has seen waves of earthquakes within the past two weeks. More than 2,400 people were killed and over 2,000 others were injured in the earthquake that targeted the Zindajan district of the province on October 7. According to USGS, in addition to the first earthquake, a magnitude 5.4 earthquake happened 27 km north of Herat city at 8:28 am, another earthquake of 4.1 magnitude happened in the Hundu Kush area at 9:40 am, an earthquake of 4.2 magnitude occurred at 10:11 am 50 km south southeast of Herat center, at 10:39 am an earthquake with magnitude 4.2 occurred 23 km north of Herat city. Mukhtar Safi

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The Kabul times, Afghanistan Trustable News Agency.