Pakistan Earthquake

  • Balochistan: 2 Pakistan generals, journalists escape rocket attack on their choppers September 26, 2013

    Two senior Pakistani Army Generals, travelling to oversee earthquake relief operations, had a miraculous escape on Thusday after their helicopter was attacked with rockets over the restive Balochistan province. Rockets were fired at two helicopters, one carrying the generals and the other had journalists on board, a Frontier Corps official said....
  • Pakistan hit by 7.7 magnitude earthquake September 25, 2013

    Pakistan was hit by the earthquake measuring 7.7 on the Richter scale. The massive quake was also felt in the adjoining province of Sindh and as far as Karachi. North India too felt the tremors in the aftermath of the quake. ...
  • Earthquake kills over 40, damages houses in southwest Pakistan September 24, 2013

    New Delhi: Tremors were felt in parts of northern India this evening after an earthquake measuring 7.8 on the Richter scale rocked Pakistan's Balochistan area. The tremors were felt around 5 PM in the national capital, border areas in Rajasthan's Jaisalmer and Barmer, Punjab and Himachal Pradesh. There were no immediate...
  • Island discovered as a result of earthquake in Pakistan September 24, 2013

    Islamabad: A small 'island' of about 40 ft has appeared in the sea in Gwadar as a result of the strong earthquake that struck remote western Pakistan. TV channels showed images of the 'island' that sprung up after the 7.7 magnitude earthquake hit southwestern part of the country, killing 32 people...
  • Pakistan: Quake leaves 34 dead, more than 150 injured April 17, 2013

    Islamabad: At least thirty-four people were killed and about 150 more injured when hundreds of buildings collapsed in Balochistan province of southwest Pakistan on Tuesday during a massive earthquake that was felt across the region. Most of the deaths were recorded in remote Panjgur and Kharan districts of Balochistan. Officials...
  • Over 21 dead, 5 injured as 7.8 magnitude quake hits Iran-Pak border April 16, 2013

    New Delhi: A 7.8 magnitude earthquake hit the Iran-Pakistan border on Tuesday afternoon, killing at least 21 people in Pakistan and injuring 5 in Iran. While earlier reports indicated at least 40 dead, the Iranian state owned media later denied the reports saying only five people have been injured. The epicentre...
  • Over 50 dead as 7.8 magnitude quake hits Iran-Pak border April 16, 2013

    New Delhi: A 7.8 magnitude earthquake hit the Iran-Pakistan border on Tuesday afternoon, killing at least 40 people in Iran and 13 in Pakistan, reports said. The epicentre of the quake lay 86 km east-south east of Khash, Iran, near the country's border with Pakistan, the US Geological Survey (USGS)...