Quake Triggered Landslide to Kill Woman in G-B

Written by  APP Saturday, 26 December 2015 17:26

GILGIT: At least a woman was reported dead with five children injured eatwhen Friday night’s 6.9 magnitude earthquake caused a landslide to hit their house in Ghizer district of Gilgit-Baltistan.

The injured have been shifted to Gupis civil hospital.

Traffic between Gilgit-Rawalpindi on Karakoram Highway was also blocked due to landslide at Harban Nallah in Kohistan.

Media reports suggest that at least fifty people were injured in earthquake related incidents in different parts of country. Damages to several houses in KPK and Balochistan were also recorded.

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