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In photos: Deadly earthquake hits Afghanistan

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A man sits on the debris of a building after an earthquake in Paktika, Afghanistan on June 22. The magnitude 5.9 quake struck during the early hours of Wednesday near the city of Khost and the death toll has risen to over 1000 people.

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Updated 0723 GMT (1523 HKT) June 24, 2022

A man sits on the debris of a building after an earthquake in Paktika, Afghanistan on June 22. The magnitude 5.9 quake struck during the early hours of Wednesday near the city of Khost and the death toll has risen to over 1000 people.

Sayed Khodaiberdi Sadat/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images

Afghanistan was rocked by its deadliest earthquake in decades on Wednesday when a magnitude 5.9 earthquake struck the country’s east, killing more than 1,000 people and wounding many more, according to a regional official.

The humanitarian disaster comes at a difficult time for the Taliban-ruled country, currently in the throes of hunger and economic crises.

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