Peshawar: Like other parts of the country, earthquake also jolted District Mardan today. As per current reports, 101 persons received injuries while three died due to collapse of walls. Only one patient was grievously injured and has been sent to Lady Reading Hospital Peshawar. The injured persons are being treated in the DHQ Hospital, MMC Mardan and all hospitals of the district.
Commissioner and Deputy Commissioner Mardan Division on Monday visited DHQ Hospital and MMC Mardan and inspected arrangements given to the injured persons and also met with the patients/injured. Necessary directions have been given to the hospital administration for all out efforts in this regard.
All concerned government departments are keeping close eye on the situation and ready to meet any emergency. C&W Department has initiated survey of buildings for damage assessment.