Egypt s Ministry of Foreign Affairs
In a statement, the Egyptian Ministry of Foreign Affairs offered condolences to the families of the victims, wishing a speedy recovery for all the injured.
The ministry stressed the solidarity of Egypt with Afghanistan in this painful affliction, the statement added.
The deadliest quake hit the provinces of Paktika and Khost, with several houses reduced to rubble.
Rescue operations are still underway in search for trapped under rubble in mountain villages.