Survivors dig by hand after Afghanistan quake killing 1,000

GAYAN, Afghanistan — Survivors dug by hand Thursday through villages in eastern Afghanistan reduced to rubble by a powerful earthquake that killed at least 1,000 people, as the Taliban and the international community that fled their takeover struggled to aid the disaster’s victims. In Paktika province’s hard-hit Gayan district, villagers stood atop the mud bricks …

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