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A terrifying earthquake in Afghan toll death rises to 22

The terrifying death toll from a magnitude 5.6 earthquake in Afghanistan’s western province of Badghis has increased the death numbers to 22, is confirmed by an official.

There were 22 confirmed death, and five others were wounded as our source confirmed following Monday’s earthquake in Qadis district, the worst – hit area.

The Xinhua news agency received this massive news from The director of information and culture for Badghis province Baz Mohammad Sarwari.

The effects of the earthquake were massive at least 1000 houses were destroyed in Qadis, neighboring Muqur district as well as in the provincial capital Qala – e –Naw, according to the officials.

“The local authorities were monitoring the situation very minutely and were paying several visits

to the affected areas in Badghis.

The officials said that they will try to provide relief assistance as much possible to the affected mass.

The US Geological Survey said the earthquake with a magnitude of 5.6 hit 40 km east of Qala-e-Naw city which borders Turkmenistan.

The parameter of the earthquake was checked and the epicenter, with a depth of 10.0 km, initially determined to be at 34.9479 degrees north latitude and 63.5686 degrees east longitude, as report stated. There were multiple aftershocks were also felt in the region.

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