Posts tagged as: Balochistan earthquake

Italy donates 300,000 euro for quake-hit people

The Italian Ambassador in Pakistan Ambassador Chiodi Cianfarani called on the Finance Minister Senator Ishaq Dar at the Finance Minister’s Office this morning.   The Italian Ambassador conveyed the sympathies of the people and government of Italy over the recent earthquake in Balochistan and offered to donate 300000 Euros for the earthquake affectees in Balochistan. […]

Parliamentary committee to monitor Balochistan earthquake relief

Chief Minister Balochistan Dr. Abdul Malik has said a parliamentary committee will be set up to monitor relief operation and rehabilitation of people affected by the quake in Balochistan. Speaking at a meeting in Quetta Thursday‚ the Chief Minister said rehabilitation is a big challenge after the rescue operation. He said ERRA has offered to […]

Bomb blast kills 2 soldiers in earthquake-hit Awaran

Two soldiers were killed in a roadside bomb blast in the earthquake-hit Balochistan province on Wednesday, security sources said. The troops were heading to the affected Awaran district when their vehicle was hit by an Improvised Explosive Device. Sources said that two more soldiers were also injured in the attack at Mashki, one of the […]

Death toll from Saturday’s Balochistan earthquake reaches 22

The death toll has risen to 22 people and 500 injured in from Saturday’s earthquake in Awaran district, officials said Sunday. The major 7.2 intensity of tremours shook Quetta‚ Khuzdar‚ Awaran‚ Kech‚ Pangur‚ Jaffarabad‚ Naseerabad‚ Chaghi‚ Dera Allah Yar‚ Dalbandin‚ Kashmore‚ Karachi‚ Larkana‚ Dadu and Shahdad Kot. It was the second earthquake in Balochistan in […]

PM establishes Balochistan Earthquake Relief Fund 2013

  Prime Minister’s Balochistan Earthquake Relief Fund for the rehabilitation and relief of earthquake affectees of Balochistan has been established in all scheduled banks and people can make donations in this account.   Prime Minister’s Balochistan Earthquake Relief Fund 2013 has been established immediately through Finance Division notification.  Donations can be deposited in the State […]

Seven die in second major jolts parts of Balocistan in five days

Seven people died in major earthquake, measuring 7.2 on the Richter scale, on Saturday that was the second powerful earthquake in the region in less than a week, the county’s seismological officials said.   The Chief Meteorologist Muhammad Tauseef Alam said that the earthquake shook areas in Balochistan province. It was 47 km deep and […]

Three paramilitary soldiers die in Balochistan attack

Unidentified Saturday gunmen fired at a vehicle of paramilitary soldiers in the earthquake-hit Balochistan province and killed three of them, officials said.   Two more soldiers of the Frontier Corps were injured in the attack in Panjgur district, a spokesman said.   The security forces were on a routine patrolling when they came under attack […]

UN Secretary General offers aid for Balochistan earthquake-hit people

The UN Secretary-General Ban ki-Moon has expressed grief and sorrow over the loss of lives‚ and the damage to thousands of homes caused by the 7.7 magnitude earthquake that struck parts of Balochistan. The Secretary-General extended his sincere condolences to the people and Government of Pakistan‚ particularly the families of those who have been killed […]

Interior minister confirms 348 earthquake deaths

Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan says 348 people confirmed dead in the 7.7 intensity of powerful earthquake that struck Balochistan province on Tuesday. Nisar told the National Assembly that the death toll can further rise as some areas are still inaccessible due to lack of roads. He said that C-130 military transport will start […]

Death toll from Balochistan earthquake reaches 328

Death toll has risen to 328 in a major earthquake that struck Awaran District of Balochistan, Spokesperson of Balochistan government Jaan Balaidi said on Wednesday. The powerful earthquake measuring 7.7 on the Richter scale had hit Awaran and some other parts of the province on Tuesday. Officials say that nearly 95 percent houses in the […]

Death toll from Balochistan’s powerful earthquake crosses 200

Death toll from the powerful earthquake, measuring 7.7 on Richter scale, has crossed the figure of 200 as more bodies were recovered from the rubble of destroyed buildings on Wednesday, officials said. The earthquake struck Balochistan and Sindh provinces and destroyed hundreds of houses, officials said. Awaran and Kech districts of Balochistan were the worst […]

Powerful earthquake kills 150 in Balochistan

A strong earthquake, measuring 7.7 on Richter scale Tuesday hitBalochistan province and killed over 150 people and injured dozens more, officials said. Officials said hundreds of houses were damaged in Awaran district of Balochistan, the worst affected area bordering Iran, they said. The quake struck at 4:29 pm local time around 100 kilometers southwest of […]


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