Afghanistan seeks emergency medical supplies for earthquake survivors

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By Mohammad Yunus Yawar KABUL (Reuters) -Afghanistan does not have enough medical supplies to treat the injured from an earthquake that killed 1,000 people, a senior official said on Friday, as authorities ended the search for survivors in remote southeastern mountains. About 2,000 people were injured and 10,000 houses were partially or completely destroyed in the early Wednesday earthquake, Mohammad Nassim Haqqani, a spokesperson for the disaster ministry, told Reuters. “The health ministry does not have enough drugs, we need medical aid and other necessities because it’s a big disaster,” he …

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