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 Tödliche Afghanistan Erdbeben infographic
Graphic zeigt einige der tödlichsten Erdbebengebiet in Afghanistan.
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DISASTERS

Afghanistans Geschichte der tödlichen Erdbeben

By Ninian Carter

October 9, 2023 - Afghanistan, das zum größten Teilen von Gebirge eingerahmt ist, hat eine lange Geschichte von tödlicihen Erdbeben, viele davon im
schroffen Hindukusch Gebirge, das von der Mitte Afghanistans bis zu den Gebieten an der Grenze zu Pakistan und Tadschikistan reicht.

More than 2,400 people are known to have been killed, and at least 2,000 injured in two earthquakes which struck Afghanistan near the city of Herat, on October 7, the Taliban administration says – the deadliest in years.

AFGHANISTAN’S DEADLIEST QUAKES SINCE 1990
Oct 2023, Herat: 2,400+ dead
Jun 2022, Paktika: 1,036
Oct 2015, Hindu Kush: 399 (includes Pakistan and India)
Mar 2002, Hindu Kush: 1,100
Feb 1998, Takhar: 2,300
May 1998, Takhar: 4,700
May 1997, Qayen: 1,500 (includes Iran)
Feb 1991, Hindu Kush: 848 (includes Pakistan and Soviet Union)

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PUBLISHED: 09/10/2023; STORY: Graphic News; PICTURES: Getty Images
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