PBS NewsHour

Devastating quake in Afghanistan worsens humanitarian crisis

Clip: 06/22/2022 | 6m 59s

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The Taliban leaders of Afghanistan are appealing for outside help after a devastating earthquake killed at least 1,000 people Wednesday and injured another 1,500. The quake struck in the eastern mountains near the Pakistan border. Officials warned the death toll may still rise as search efforts continue. Samira Sayed-Rahman, of the International Rescue Committee, joins Amna Nawaz to discuss.

Aired: 06/22/22 | Rating: NR

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