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Death toll soars to 238 after powerful Pakistan earthquake

By Fakhar ur-Rehman, Mushtaq Yusufzai and Mujeeb Ahmed, NBC News QUETTA, Pakistan — The death toll from a powerful earthquake that struck northwest Pakistan rose to at least 238 early Wednesday, authorities said.The Pakistani military said it had rushed almost 1,000 troops to the area and was sending helicopters in the wake of Tuesday's temblor. […]

Toll from powerful earthquake in Pakistan rises to at least 80

QUETTA, Pakistan (Reuters) – The death toll from a powerful earthquake in southwestern Pakistan rose to at least 80 people on Wednesday after scores of houses collapsed in remote mountainous areas near the Iranian border, Pakistan's Frontier Corps … Quetta News Sources -2

Heavy toll feared as powerful 7.7-magnitude quake hits Pakistan

QUETTA, PAKISTAN: A huge earthquake hit southwest Pakistan on Tuesday, killing at least 33 people, toppling scores of homes and sending people around the region rushing into the streets in panic. The 7.7-magnitude quake centred in Baluchistan province's Awaran district was felt as far afield as New Delhi and Dubai, residents said. It also injured […]

At least 33 killed as powerful 7.7-magnitude quake hits Pakistan

QUETTA, PAKISTAN: A huge earthquake hit southwest Pakistan on Tuesday, killing at least 33 people, toppling scores of homes and sending people around the region rushing into the streets in panic. The 7.7-magnitude quake centred in Baluchistan province's Awaran district was felt as far afield as New Delhi and Dubai, residents said. It also injured […]

Twelve killed over 20 injured in powerful bombing in Pakistan

Twelve people, including eight police personnel, were killed and over 20 injured on Thursday in a powerful bombing in Pakistan's Quetta city.The deafening explosion took place in Bhosa Mandi area of Quetta Thursday morning, DawnNews reported.Fayyaz Sumbal, a senior police official, said militants targeted the vehicle of police's Rapid Response Force (RRF) through a remote […]

40 dead, 180 injured in Balochistan border town, villages: Powerful Iran quake shakes Pakistan

QUETTA, April 16: A severe earthquake struck the border region of Iran and Pakistan on Tuesday afternoon. At least 40 people were killed and over 180 others injured in border towns and villages of Pakistan. Hundreds of houses collapsed, rendering thousands of people homeless in the town of Mashkel and nearby villages in Washuk district. […]

Double trouble: Nobody hurt as two powerful blasts rock Karachi

KARACHI:  Two powerful blasts rocked different parts of Karachi Monday night. Though there were no casualties, the incidents spread fear and panic among the city’s residents. The first explosion occurred near the FTC building on Shahrae Faisal. As soon as the bomb went off, a heavy contingent of law enforcers and members of the Bomb […]

Powerful blast rips through Quetta, casualties feared: reports

Initial reports, could not yet be independently verified, suggested that several people were injured in the blast, while two people were killed in the blast.—File Photo QUETTA: A powerful explosion ripped through Balochistan’s provincial capital of Quetta on Monday, with casualties feared in the blast, DawnNews reported. The explosion took place in the city’s Almo […]

Powerful blast rips through Quetta, five killed

Breaking News.—File Photo QUETTA: A powerful blast ripped through Quetta’s Sariab Road on Tuesday, killing at least five people, DawnNews reported. Rescue officials said at least five people were reported to have been killed, while several others were injured. Quetta News Sources

Powerful blast rocks Quetta

QUETTA: A mighty blast on the Prince Road here has damaged many buildings and vehicles, Geo News reported. According to initial reports, the ex Quetta News Sources

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