Earthquake : Four Dead 76 Injured, Infrastructure Damaged

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.

READ MORE: 6.1 Magnitude Earthquake Hits Islamabad, KPK and Punjab

Tremors Felt In Other Areas

Tremors were felt in others cities of the country included:

  • Islamabad,
  • Rawalpindi,
  • Murree,
  • Jhelum,
  • Charsadda,
  • Swat,
  • Khyber,
  • Abbottabad,
  • Bajaur,
  • Nowshera,
  • Mansehra,
  • Battagram,
  • Torghar and
  • Kohitan.

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.

#Pakistan Azad #Kashmir Jatlan near Bhimber after Earthquake of magnitude 6.1

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

Due to #Earthquake, reports of damages from #Mirpur building collapsed 50 people injured. Rescue teams are rushing. roads damaged by earthquake

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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