Pakistan: Earthquake on 24th September
A 5.8 magnitude earthquake has struck eastern Pakistan. According to officials, 30 people died in this natural disaster and more than 450 individuals got injured. The quake’s main center was close to the city of Mirpur, in Pakistan-administered Kashmir.
Many houses got destroyed and a huge crack on the road.
The full extent of the damage is not yet known. Thousands of people died in a powerful quake in the area in 2005.
The quake was 10km (six miles) deep… The worst-hit was Mirpur.
Children are among the dead, reports say.
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Pakistan’s military said “aviation and medical support” teams had been dispatched to the area.
After Tuesday’s earthquake, tremors were felt as far away as the capitals of kashmir, Pakistan and India, Muzafarabad, Islamabad and Delhi respectively.