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6/22, 7:52 PM (Source: TeleTrader)
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Biden monitoring developments in Afghanistan - WH

United States President Joe Biden is monitoring the developments in Afghanistan and has ordered USAID and other federal government agencies to assess the response to help those most affected after the earthquake, the White House informed on Wednesday.

According to the government statement, "The United States is deeply saddened to see the devastating earthquake that took the lives of at least 1,000 people in Afghanistan," while stressing that the country is "committed to continuing" its "support for the needs of the Afghan people."

Today a 6.1-magnitude earthquake hit Afghanistan, causing countless losses of lives and damages. Earlier reports from local media have said that at least 1,000 people have been killed and around 1,500 injured.

Baha Breaking News (BBN) / JG