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Taliban Deputy Minister For Disasters Breaks Down Over Lives Lost In Earthquake

File image: Paktika Province, Afghanistan via Google Maps

Over 1,000 people have died

The Taliban’s Deputy Minister for disasters has broken down in tears when speaking about the lives lost in an earthquake in Afghanistan.

More than one thousand people were killed last week in south-eastern Paktika province, less than 20 miles from the Pakistan border.

The administration in Kabul has continued its plea for sanctions to be lifted for aid to reach those affected.

Sky correspondent, Inzamam Rashid, is in the city and says change is needed:

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