Afghanistan ends hunt for quake survivors

By Mohammad Yunus Yawar
Updated June 24 2022 - 10:06am, first published 10:00am
The Afghan town of Gayan, close to the epicentre of an earthquake, sustained significant damage.

An earthquake that struck a remote mountainous area of Afghanistan this week has killed 1036 people and the toll is expected to rise, Mohamed Ayoya, UNICEF Representative to Afghanistan, says.

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