KABUL: Following a lethal earthquake that killed over 1,000 individuals in Afghanistan on Wednesday, veteran cricketer Rashid Khan appealed for donations to assist the quake victims in his nation and sought assist from Pakistani and Indian cricketers on this regard.
A strong earthquake struck a distant border area of Afghanistan in a single day killing over 1,000 individuals and injuring lots of extra.
A 6.1-magnitude earthquake struck early Wednesday morning about 160 km, (100 miles) southeast of Kabul, in arid mountains dotted with small settlements close to the border with Pakistan.
In the meantime, Rashid Khan got here ahead to assist his countrymen amid the troublesome time.
Taking to Twitter, Khan mourned the loss and warranted to assist his individuals on this robust time. The star cricketer initiated fundraising and nominated fellow cricketers worldwide to hitch him on this nice trigger.
“As you all know that Afghanistan was hit very sadly [badly] by an earthquake and wherein numerous individuals misplaced their lives, many are injured, many individuals are struggling consequently,” he mentioned.
He advised the individuals and his followers that he was elevating funds to assist quack affectees.
“Undoubtedly your assist shall be crucial and any contribution shall be crucial for us on this nice trigger,” he mentioned.
“I additionally need to nominate three gamers, Shahid Afridi, Hardik Pandya and DJ Bravo to make a video and assist this nice trigger.