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M7.5 - 45km N of `Alaqahdari-ye Kiran wa Munjan, Afghanistan - USGS: "Significant casualties are likely and the disaster is potentially widespread."

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  • M7.5 - 45km N of `Alaqahdari-ye Kiran wa Munjan, Afghanistan - USGS: "Significant casualties are likely and the disaster is potentially widespread."

    http://earthquake.usgs.gov/earthquak...eneral_summary
    M7.5 - 45km N of `Alaqahdari-ye Kiran wa Munjan, Afghanistan
    36.441N 70.717E depth=212.5 km (132.1 mi)
    http://www.samaa.tv/pakistan/2015/10...ts-of-country/
    Earthquake death toll tops 100 in Pakistan October 26, 2015
    By: Samaa Web Desk
    Published in Pakistan


    ISLAMABAD: At least 111 people were killed and scores injured after a powerful 8.1 magnitude earthquake jolted the country Monday, Samaa reported.

    As many as 20 people died in Lower Dir followed by Chitral, where 15 people were killed in the massive earthquake.

    Two people including women lost their lives each in Swat and Kalam, while four people were also killed in Bajaur agency following the earthquake.

    Also read: COAS directs for rescue as major quake hits Pakistan

    Many people sustained injuries in different quake-related incidents in Peshawar, Charsadda, Sargodha, Rawalpindi, Multan, Kasur, Gujranwala and Hunza.

    Over one hundred injured people have so far been brought to Lady Reading Hospital Peshawar, medics said.

    A building in Peshawar caved in following the quake, trapping people inside the rubble. Reports of houses collapse were also received from different parts of the country...
    Felt 750 miles away in New Delhi:
    http://indianexpress.com/article/cit...jriwal-tweets/
    After earthquake, Delhi govt activates disaster management teamsThe earthquake with epicentre in the Hindukush mountain range in Afghanistan struck at around 2.40 PM, sending ripples across several states including Delhi NCR.
    http://www.ndtv.com/delhi-news/delhi...hquake-1236447
    Delhi Metro Services Halted After Earthquake Delhi | Indo-Asian News Service | Updated: October 26, 2015 17:02 IST
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