Afghanistan quake: Survivors wander through ruined villages

Afghanistan quake: Survivors wander through ruined villages

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Al-Araby

The rubble outline of collapsed walls and roofs is all that remains of the village where Zaitullah Ghurziwal lives, ravaged by a ruinous earthquake in Afghanistan that has left at least 1,000 people dead. Survivors in Ghurza wander around in shock, looking for a place of shelter – or to the sky in hope that aid will be delivered by aircraft. “There are no blankets or tents… there’s no shelter. People are lying on open ground,” Ghurziwal tells AFP, pointing to the crumbled dwelling where he now holds out with six other families. “We need food and water. Our entire water distribution system is d…

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