PM Narendra Modi offers help to Afghanistan, Pakistan

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday said India was ready to provide assistance to Kabul and Islamabad following a powerful earthquake with epicentre in Afghanistan.

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday said India was ready to provide assistance to Kabul and Islamabad following a powerful earthquake with epicentre in Afghanistan.

"Heard about strong earthquake in Afghanistan-Pakistan region whose tremors have been felt in parts of India. I pray for everyone's safety," the Prime Minister tweeted.

"I have asked for an urgent assessment, and we stand ready for assistance where required, including Afghanistan and Pakistan," he said.