Egypt offers condolences to Afghanistan over devastating earthquake victims

Ahram Online , Wednesday 22 Jun 2022

Egypt has expressed its deepest condolences to Afghanistan over a devastating earthquake that hit the Asian country early on Wednesday killing around 1000 people and injuring over 600 others.

Egypt s Ministry of Foreign Affairs
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.

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