Massive Earthquake Rattles Afghanistan


Nature, while beautiful, can be even more destructive than man. This can be seen in the picture which is taken from the USA Today article that is linked in this article.

Noah Smith, Staff writer

On Monday, October 26 a massive 7.5 magnitude earthquake struck Afghanistan and affected surrounding areas such as Pakistan, India, and Tajikistan. The earthquake has caused hundreds of deaths in Pakistan alone. A story released on Monday by CNN spoke of a group of 12 schoolgirls who were trampled while trying to evacuate the area. It also included eyewitness accounts of the catastrophe in multiple different areas. The earthquake has decimated multiple parts of Afghanistan and left the country in a state of chaos. Another article, this time by USA Today details how the body count of Afghanistan, Pakistan, and India has reached 263.