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Earthquake tremors hit Azad Kashmir

MIRPUR: At least one person was reported dead and two injured after a house collapsed in Mirpur after earthquake tremors hit the city and adjoining areas on Sunday. Azad Kashmir’s Bhimbhar and Mirpur jolted by earthquake aftershock. A two-story building

PM meets earthquake-affectees in AJK

MIRPUR: Prime Minister Imran Khan on Monday visited hospitals of Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK) where he was briefed about the relief activities in the earthquake-hit areas. AJK Premier Raja Farooq Haider briefed the prime minister on the losses as

PM directs NDMA chairman to provide all assistance to earthquake victims

ISLAMABAD: National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) Chairman Lieutenant-General Muhammad Afzal briefed Prime Minister Imran Khan through telephonic contact in New York and apprised him on the latest situation in the wake of Mirpur earthquake and its aftershocks. The prime minister

5.7 magnitudes earthquake rocks Turkish commercial capital

ISTANBUL: An earthquake has jolted Turkey s largest city Istanbul on Thursday, forcing 44 residents to evacuate buildings. The earthquake originated in the city of Silivri in Istanbul province, Istanbul’s Bogazici University Observatory and Earthquake Research Institute said, the earthquake

Mitigating earthquake risks

The northern areas of Pakistan are vulnerable to earthquakes. The latest 5.6 magnitude earthquake has been devastating with dozens dead and scores injured in Azad Kashmir, while people in various parts of the country were visibly shaken. The damage has

Earthquake jolts across the country injures at least 53

MIRPUR: An earthquake has jolted Mirpur and adjoining areas of Azad and Jammu Kashmir (A&JK) with 4.4-magnitude injuring at least 53 people on Thursday. The earthquake struck Mirpur and adjacent areas along with Jhelum and Sheikhupura. People came out of their

Govt to compensate earthquake victims: Firdous Awan

MIRPUR: Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Information and Broadcasting Firdous Ashiq Awan has said that the federal government would entirely compensate for the losses suffered by people of Azad Kashmir in the devastating earthquake. The special assistant said

Earthquake death tolls rises to 33 in AJK

MIRPUR: The death toll on Wednesday rose to at least 33 with more than 500 injured from strong earthquakes in Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK). Earlier on Tuesday, the 5.8-magnitude earthquake shook AJK and several cities of Punjab and Khyber

Rescue officials reaches earthquake site; 4 dead, 50 injured

MIRPUR: Four died and 50 others were injured in Azad Kashmir when the roof a building collapsed after a 5.8 magnitude earthquake jolted parts of Pakistan on Monday. Rescue officials reached the site after the roof collapsed in Mirpur. The

Earthquake jolts various parts of Pakistan

ISLAMABAD:  An earthquake on Thursday jolted several parts of the country, no loss of life or property has been reported thus with the intensity of 5.2 on the Richter scale. According to the meteorological office (MET), the earthquake was felt

Earthquake hits different cities of Pakistan

ISLAMABAD: An earthquake measuring five on Richter scale jolted Islamabad, parts of Punjab, Sindh, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) and Azad Kashmir on Monday. According to details, the earthquake struck Phalia, Larkana, Kandhkot, Bagh and other cities.  People came out of their

Earthquake strikes parts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

PESHAWAR: An earthquake with an intensity of 5.5 on the Richter scale jolted parts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) on Friday morning. According to the meteorological office (MET), the earthquake was felt in Mardan, Swabi, Bisham and Malakand Division. People came