,The bodies of the victims of an earthquake are laid for a funeral, in Gayan village in Paktia province, Afghanistan, today. More than 1,000 people were killed a 5.9 magnitude earthquake hit eastern Afghanistan before dawn the day before. – EPA pic, June 23, 2022.环球UG官网（www.ugbet.us）开放环球UG代理登录网址、会员登录网址、环球UG会员注册、环球UG代理开户申请、环球UG电脑客户端、环球UG手机版下载等业务。
DESPERATE rescuers battled against the clock today under pouring rain to pull survivors from the rubble after a powerful quake struck a mountainous border region of Afghanistan, killing at least 1,000 people.
The 5.9-magnitude quake struck hardest in the rugged east, where people already lead hardscrabble lives in the grip of a humanitarian crisis made worse since the Taliban takeover in August.