At least 200 people killed, more than 1,000 injured in 7.5 magnitude earthquake that shook Afghanistan, Pakistan and India

Patients were shifted outdoors at the government medical college hospital after a 7.5 magnitude quake sent tremors across South Asia. Photo: AP

Patients were shifted outdoors at the government medical college hospital after a 7.5 magnitude quake sent tremors across South Asia. Photo: AP

At least 200 people killed and more than 1000 injured in a 7.5 magnitude earthquake that hit northeastern Afghanistan on Monday.

Centered near Jurm in Afghanistan, the quake – which lasted a minute – was felt in Pakistan and India, sending thousands of frightened people rushing into the streets.

The death toll continue to rise rapidly amid reports of buildings reduced to rubble, with Pakistan heavily hit.

Horrifying news emerged of at least 12 schoolgirls being trampled to death  in the  northern Afghan province.

Read full article here @ SCMP

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