A magnitude 6.1 earthquake in eastern Afghanistan has killed at least 100 people.
The US Geological Survey said a magnitude 6.0 earthquake shook parts of Afghanistan and Pakistan on Wednesday morning.
The quake struck at 1:24 a.m. about 44 km from the city of Khost in southeastern Afghanistan at a depth of 51 km.
According to Zabihullah Mujahid, spokesman for the UAE, the quake affected Paktia province more than any other region.
At least 255 people have been killed in the quake, according to the Bakhtar state news agency.
The European Center for Mediterranean Seismology (EMSC) tweeted that about 119 million people in Pakistan, Afghanistan and India felt it within a 500km radius of the epicenter.
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