Expressing anguish on the lack of lives and devastation brought on by an earthquake in Afghanistan, Prime Minister Narendra Modi mentioned on Wednesday that India is able to present all attainable catastrophe aid materials on the earliest.
India stands by the individuals of Afghanistan, he mentioned, “Deeply saddened at the news of the devastating earthquake in Afghanistan today. My deepest condolences on loss of precious lives,” he mentioned in a tweet.
A strong earthquake struck a rural, mountainous area of japanese Afghanistan early Wednesday, killing 1,000 individuals and injuring 1,500 extra in one of many nation’s deadliest quakes in a long time, the state-run information company reported. Officials warned that the already grim toll should still rise.
”India stands by the individuals of Afghanistan of their tough occasions and is able to present all attainable catastrophe aid materials on the earliest,” PM Modi mentioned.
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