The Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan, commonly referred to as Afghanistan, is a country located in Asia. It shares borders with Pakistan to the East and South, Iran to the West, Uzbekistan to the North, and China to the East and Northeast. Afghanistan boasts of a total population of over 30 million residents as of 2021 with its largest city being Kabul, the Country’s capital.
According to the United Nations, a magnitude 6.3 earthquake that struck Herat, Afghanistan has led to over 100 fatalities, leaving about 500 others injured. The report further mentions that multiple humanitarian responses have been initiated, with 4,200+ people affected to date.