Devastating earthquake in Afghanistan compounds humanitarian crisis

by 24USATVJune 22, 2022, 11:50 p.m. 16
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The Taliban leaders of Afghanistan are appealing for outside help after a devastating earthquake killed at least 1,000 people Wednesday and injured another 1,500. The quake struck in the eastern mountains near the Pakistan border. Officials warned the death toll may still rise as search efforts continue. Samira Sayed-Rahman, of the International Rescue Committee, joins Amna Nawaz to discuss. Stream your PBS favorites with the PBS app: https://to.pbs.org/2Jb8twG  Find more from PBS NewsHour at https://www.pbs.org/newshour  Subscribe to our YouTube channel: https://bit.ly/2HfsCD6  Follow us: TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@pbsnews   Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/newshour Instagram: http://www.instagram.com/newshour   Facebook: http://www.pbs.org/newshour  Subscribe: PBS NewsHour podcasts: https://www.pbs.org/newshour/podcasts Newsletters: https://www.pbs.org/newshour/subscribe

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