Earthquake Shakes Afghanistan, Pakistan, India; At Least 11 Dead

October 26, 2015 10:18 AM

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Earthquake Shakes Afghanistan, Pakistan, India; At Least 11 Dead

KABUL — A deadly magnitude-7.5 earthquake hit northeastern Afghanistan on Monday, and was felt hundreds of miles away in Pakistan and India.

The temblor struck at around 2:10 p.m. (5:10 a.m. ET). The quake came just days after rain fell in many parts of Afghanistan, making mud-built houses more vulnerable to collapse.

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