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Taliban offer ceasefire in quake-affected areas

Taliban offer ceasefire in quake-affected areas

Oct 30, 2015 - 12:48

KABULinfo-icon (Pajhwok): The Talibaninfo-icon have announced an informal ceasefire in areas affected by a powerful earthquake in order not to create problems for relief efforts.

A Taliban spokesman, Zabihullah Mujahid, on Friday said if they were attacked in affected areas, they would only defend themselves; otherwise they would not carry out any attack.

The 7.5 magnitude quake killed 115 people and injured 556 in nine Afghan provinces, damaging 7630 houses, 20 Masajid and nine government buildings on Monday, according to Afghanistaninfo-icon National Disaster Management Authority (ANDMA) officials.

The process of aid distribution among quake-affected people is ongoing across the country.


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