ISLAMABAD: Earthquake shook several parts of Pakistan, today. Four people have died and 76 have been reported injured. Massive damage to infrastructure is also reported.
Powerful jolts were felt in areas of Azad Kashmir, Punjab and Khyber Pakhtunkwa.
Tremors Felt In Other Areas
Tremors were felt in others cities of the country included:
- Torghar and
A building collapsed in Mirpur causing injuries to many people including women and children.
Videos and images of the damages caused by the intense tremors is being on social media.
Also a building collapsed in Mirpur 50 injured including women and children. A Minaar and walls of masjid Abu-al-qasim also collapsed in Mirpur Azad Kashmir
1 woman dead in Mirpur
Road damage at Jehlum Pakistan due to earth quake
Pakistan Army has already started its rescue operation.
The deputy commissioner AJK Raja Qaiser said :
- National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) and Provincial Disaster Management Authority (PDMA) have been directed to carry out rescue operations and gather data on the damage done.
- emergency has been imposed in hospitals.
According to USGS
5.8-magnitude earthquake struck at a shallow depth of 10 kilometers with its epicenter lying 1km southeast of Mirpur, Azad Jammu and Kashmir.
Visuals from Earthquake in Pakistan …. massive infrastructure damage
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