POWERFUL EARTHQUAKE KILLS 1,000 IN AFGHANISTAN

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A powerful earthquake has killed at least 1,000 people and injured 1,500 in generic cialis india eastern Afghanistan.

Pictures show landslides and ruined mud-built homes in the province of Paktika, where rescuers have been scrambling to treat the injured.

An official of the ruling Taliban said the quake struck Tuesday as people slept.

Hundreds of houses were destroyed by the magnitude 6.1 event, which occurred at a depth of 51km.

It is the deadliest earthquake to strike Afghanistan in two decades and a major challenge for the Taliban, the Islamist movement which regained power last year after levitra bayer original buy the Western-backed government collapsed.