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Dozens Dead as Earthquake Rocks Afghanistan, Pakistan

A major earthquake struck northern Afghanistan Monday, killing scores of people there as well as in neighboring Pakistan. Centered 82 kilometers southeast of Feyzabad in a remote area of the Hindu Kush mountain range, the quake registered at a magnitude of 7.5, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The number of dead and injured could rise dramatically, according to Afghanistan CEO Abdullah Abdullah. "There are reports of heavy casualties caused by the quake but, exact...

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