Earthquake in Nawabshah kills one, injures 40


KARACHI: At least one person was killed and 40 others were wounded in the early hours of Friday after an earthquake struck different parts of the Nawabshah district.  Roof of several buildings collapsed and fell down on the people due to the intensity of earthquake. According to the US Geological Survey (USGS) the earthquake was approximately 4.3 on a Richter scale. The epicenter of the earthquake was 27 km North East of Nawabshah with a depth of 15 km.

Police personnel and rescue teams immediately shifted the injured to Nawabshah’s Civil hospital where an emergency has been declared.

Buildings were quickly evacuated as fear and panic gripped the area.