Magnitude 7.5 quake strikes northeast Afghanistan

October 26, 2015 10:12 AM

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KABUL A major earthquake struck northeastern Afghanistan on Monday, the U.S. Geological Survey said, shaking the capital Kabul and sending shockwaves that were felt in north India and Pakistan, where officials said four people had been killed.

The quake was 196 km (120 miles) deep and centred 82 km (51 miles) southeast of Feyzabad in a remote area of Afghanistan in the Hindu Kush mountain range.

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