Here's Everything & Everyone Affected By The Massive Earthquake That Just Jolted Pakistan

By Sana Yasmeen | 24 Sep, 2019

An Earthquake in Pakistan just jolted everyone

A really powerful earthquake of 5.8 on the Richter scale occurred in several parts of Pakistan today. The earthquake severely affected the areas of Punjab, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Azad & Jammu Kashmir.

 

The earthquake in Pakistan has affected many lives, killing 4 and injuring more than 75 people

It is being reported that the earthquake has caused massive damage to human lives and four people have been killed. However, the number of wounded individuals is at 76 right now.

 

Emergency has been imposed in several regions because of the earthquake in Pakistan

The National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) and Provincial Disaster Management Authority (PDMA) have been directed to carry out rescue operations and gather data on the damage done as reported by the deputy commissioner of AJK.

 

The earthquake measuring 5.8 occurred at the shallow depth of 10 km which is why it caused a lot of damage

As per the United States Geological Survey, the earthquake with a magnitude of 5.8 struck at a shallow depth of 10 kilometers with its epicenter lying 1km southeast of Mirpur, Azad Jammu and Kashmir.

 

The effects of this earthquake in Pakistan are painfully tragic and depressing

People have taken to Twitter to post updates and news regarding the earthquake. Infrastructure has been severely damaged in many regions of AJK such as Mirpur and Bhimbhar.

Devastating effects can be seen in the suburban areas.

 

It is being stated that Mirpur has sufferred the worst because of this Earthquake

 

People were immensely worried about the disconnected regions of Kashmir

Concern was shown for the people stuck in the Indian occupied Kashmir during this hard and troubling moment.

Prayers were made for them too.

 

COAS has issued orders to provide immediate relief and aid to the Earthquake affectees

Immediate orders of rescue missions and means to provide relief and aid to the affected people have been issued by the Chief of Army Staff, Gen Qamar Bajwa.

Everyone is praying for each other and their own safety! Prayers and well wishes are being sent to the severely affected areas.

The outlook of all this is definitely looking rather scary.

 

We, here at MangoBaaz are praying for you all and everybody else too. Stay safe.

 

 

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Cover Image via: geonews.tv

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