Aftershock hits eastern Afghanistan after quake death toll rises to 1,150

State media reported that close to 3,000 homes were destroyed or badly damaged in Wednesday’s earthquake.

Afghans carry a relative killed in an earthquake to a burial site in Gayan village, in Paktika province (Ebrahim Nooroozi/AP)

By Ebrahim Noroozi, Associated Press

An aftershock has shaken a hard-hit area of eastern Afghanistan, two days after an earthquake destroyed hundreds of mud-brick homes and killed at least 1,150 people.