Afghanistan : Earthquake : 2005/10/23
|Country or District||Afghanistan|
|Outline||An earthquake destroyed homes and killed five people near Afghanistan's eastern border with Pakistan, a Defense Ministry spokesman said.|
|Human Impact||Physical Impact||Others|
Reuters AlertNet 2005/10/23
An earthquake hit southeastern Afghanistan on Sunday, killing five people and affecting six villages in the province of Paktika, a defence ministry official said.
CNN NEWS 2005/10/23
Pakistan's Seismological Center in the city of Peshawar said two quakes were registered along the border area early Sunday. One was a magnitude-5.2 and hit just after midnight local time. The other, a magnitude-4.9 quake, struck at dawn.