Quake: (Strong earthquake killed 75, several injured across Pakistan)


ISLAMABAD: The earthquake of magnitude 8.1 struck Pakistan and northeastern Afghanistan on Monday, the US Geological Survey said.

According to initial reports, the death toll across Pakistan reaches to 75. Atleast 23 people killed in fata, nine in Punjab, 18 in Gilgit Baltistan, 15 in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and tweleve in Kashmir.

The quake was 196 km deep and centred 82 km southeast of Faizabad in a remote area of Afghanistan in the Hindu Kush mountain range.