In the area affected by the earthquake that occurred in eastern Afghanistan, 72 hours have passed since the earthquake, which is said to have a sharp decline in survival rate, and large heavy machinery cannot be put in due to road damage, etc. ..

In Afghanistan, a magnitude 5.9 earthquake struck in eastern Host State on the 22nd of this month, killing more than 1,000 people and injuring more than 1,600 in Host and neighboring Paktika. ..



On the 24th, there was an aftershock in Paktika, killing five people, according to the Afghan Ministry of Health.



In the disaster area where many houses collapsed, rescue operations are continuing under the command of the provisional administration of the Islamist Taliban, and host state officials told NHK that "search for 300 houses". Completed. "



However, 72 hours have passed since the earthquake, which is said to have a sharp decline in survival rate, and rescue operations have been difficult as large heavy machinery cannot be installed due to damage to the road.



Many of the victims are believed to be internally displaced persons who have been displaced due to many years of civil war and drought, and the Taliban's interim administration is working with UN agencies and NGOs to create a system for adequate support. The issue is whether or not it will be possible.

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