People stand outside their shops after a severe earthquake is felt in Rawalpindi, Pakistan, Wednesday, Jan. 31, 2018. (AP Photo/Anjum Naveed)
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A strong magnitude 6.1 earthquake rattled Pakistan and Afghanistan Wednesday, including the capital cities of both countries, killing a young Pakistani girl and injuring five others, officials said.The U.S. Geological Survey reported the quake's center was in northeast Afghanistan near the Pakistan border, about 35 kilometers south of Jarm in the Hindu Kush region.At least one girl was killed and five others injured when roofs collapsed on mud-brick homes in the village of Lasbela in Pakistan's Baluchistan province, said local government official Izat Nazir Baluch.A magnitude-7.6 quake in 2005 killed thousands of people in Pakistan and Kashmir.
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