Another sad news for our nation , on Wednesday a 6.4 magnitude earthquake hit the Pakistani province of Baluchistan in the areas around Ziarat.
Reports say that the death toll has risen to 236 and thousands have become homeless. Nation has not yet overcome the shock and devastation of the 2005 earthquake in Northern Pakistan and now new test has come for the people and the government.
May Allah help us in overcoming the difficulties our nation is facing.
Balochistan quake death toll rises to 236(The News)
QUETTA: The death toll in an earthquake hit Ziarat division of Balochistan has risen to 236 whereas 391 people were injured. The toll is expected to climb further
Balochistan police sources said that Ziarat, Khawas, Varshoom are the worst affected areas where more than 300 houses have been destroyed completely and recovery of bodies and injured from the rubble is still underway.
Meanwhile, series of aftershocks continue in Ziarat. Metrological office predicted cloudy weather in quake-hit areas of Balochistan.
DG Met office Qamaruzzaman Chaudhry said rains are not expected in these areas, however, cold will be increased.
He told Geo News that last night temperature was ranged between –1 to –4 C. About aftershocks, DG said so far 44 aftershocks have been recorded and it still continues.