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Strong Earthquake Jolts PoK, Kills 22 And Injures 700

A powerful 5.8 magnitude earthquake struck northeast Pakistan on Tuesday, badly damaging scores of homes and shops and killing at least 22 people and injuring over 700, officials, said.

September 25, 2019

People search belongings from the rubble of their damaged houses caused by a powerful earthquake at Sahang Kikri village near Mirpur, northeastern Pakistan. Mourners were burying their dear ones in Pakistan-held Kashmir where a powerful earthquake struck a day before.

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Local residents examine a damaged portion of a road caused by a powerful earthquake, in Jatlan near Mirpur, in northeast Pakistan.

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Residents walk alongside a damaged portion of a road caused by a powerful earthquake in Jatlan near Mirpur, in northeast Pakistan.

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Pakistani army soldiers walk past a damaged portion of a road caused by a powerful earthquake in Jatla near Mirpur, in northeast Pakistan. Mourners were burying their dear ones in Pakistan-held Kashmir where a powerful earthquake struck a day before.

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Men examine their damage house caused by a powerful earthquake struck in Sahang Kikri village near Mirpur, in northeast Pakistan.

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Boys try to salvage pieces from the rubble of a house caused by a powerful earthquake struck Sahang Kikri village near Mirpur, in northeast Pakistan.

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A motorcyclist rides next to crack on a road caused by a powerful earthquake that struck in Jatlan near Mirpur, in northeast Pakistan.

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A view of damaged roads after a 5.8-magnitude earthquake rocked Pakistan-occupied Kashmir.

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People walk on a road damaged by a powerful earthquake that struck in Jatlan near Mirpur, in northeast Pakistan.

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People gather next to cracks on a road caused by a powerful earthquake in Jatlan near Mirpur, in northeast Pakistan.

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People gather at a hospital following a powerful earthquake in Jatlan near Mirpur, in northeast Pakistan.

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A view of damaged roads after a 5.8-magnitude earthquake rocked Pakistan-occupied Kashmir.

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A man drives a grader as he works to repair a portion of road damaged by a powerful earthquake struck in Jatlan near Mirpur, in northeast Pakistan.

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People stand outside after an earthquake is felt in Lahore, Pakistan.

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Injured victims take rest on the beds after receiving initial treatment at a hospital in Mirpur, in northeast Pakistan following a powerful earthquake.

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An injured victim is treated at a hospital following a powerful earthquake struck in Jatlan near Mirpur, in northeast Pakistan.

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People look towards a buildings following tremors in Srinagar. A powerful 5.8 magnitude earthquake struck northeast Pakistan damaging dozens of homes and shops and killing at least six people and injuring over 100, officials said. According to state-run Pakistan Television, four children were among the dead in Mirpur, a town in Pakistan-administered part of Kashmir.

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