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Pakistan, Afghanistan Assess Quake Toll as Rescuers Rush Aid

Officials in Pakistan and Afghanistan expected to get a better picture Tuesday of the death toll and damage caused by a magnitude-7.5 earthquake as rescuers make their way to more remote areas. The earthquake struck sparsely populated Badakhshan province in northern Afghanistan Monday, killing a total of at least 304 people and injuring nearly 1,900 others. The toll was the worst so far in Pakistan's northwestern Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province, where officials have confirmed at least...

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