Dwell updates: Afghanistan earthquake is deadliest in a long time

Dwell updates: Afghanistan earthquake is deadliest in a long time

The US supplied its “heartfelt condolences” to these impacted by Wednesday’s devastating earthquake in Afghanistan.

“We’re deeply saddened by stories of an earthquake in japanese Afghanistan,” the Twitter account for the US Embassy in Kabul posted Wednesday.

The US has no presence in Afghanistan following the complete withdrawal of US troops and collapse of the Afghan authorities, and its embassy is at the moment working out of Qatar. It doesn’t have official relations with the Taliban authorities.

CNN has requested the US State Division whether or not it intends to offer help in response to the pure catastrophe which has killed greater than 900 folks.

Pakistan’s Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif extends his condolences in a tweet on Wednesday. (Anjum Naveed/AP)

Pakistan’s Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif prolonged his condolences and a suggestion of help in a tweet on Wednesday.

“Deeply grieved to study in regards to the earthquake in Afghanistan, ensuing within the lack of harmless lives,” he wrote. “Folks in Pakistan share the grief and sorrow of their Afghan brethren. Related authorities are working to help Afghanistan on this time of want.”

India expressed “sympathy and condolences to the victims and their households,” in accordance with a tweet by the spokesperson of the Indian Ministry of Exterior Affairs on Wednesday.

The Embassy of Iran in Kabul stated it was sending two planes with first help provides to Afghanistan.

The spokesperson for China’s Ministry of Overseas Affairs, Wang Wenbin, stated he “grieves” over the deaths brought on by the earthquake, in accordance with a tweet from the Chinese language ambassador to Afghanistan. “Afg is a pleasant neighbor of China, and China is keen to offer emergency humanitarian help in accordance with Afg wants,” the embassy tweeted.

Turkey’s overseas ministry stated the Turkish Crimson Crescent, a humanitarian group, “which has been working in Afghanistan, has dispatched humanitarian help for the earthquake victims within the area.”

Pope Francis stated he was praying “for many who have misplaced their lives and for his or her households.”

“I hope help may be despatched there to assist all of the struggling of the pricey folks of Afghanistan,” the Pope stated.

Former Afghan President Ashraf Ghani additionally referred to as on worldwide charities and organizations to assist the households affected by the quake.

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