Earthquake hits Afghanistan and Pakistan, felt in India

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A magnitude 6.6 earthquake has been felt across a number of major cities across south-west Asia.

The earthquake struck in Afghanistan, close to its border with Tajikistan, at 10:28 GMT, according to the US Geological Survey.

There are reports the tremor was felt in Kabul, Lahore and in Delhi, forcing residents to leave their homes.

In October 2015, a magnitude-7.5 quake in the same area killed close to 300 people.

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