The National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) on Thursday issued a report of damages caused by the Powerful earthquake in Pakistan.
According to NDMA officials, an earthquake of 6.8 magnitudes hit Pakistan on Tuesday night and its center was the Hindu Kush mountain range of Afghanistan.
The horrific tremors also Jolted parts of Afghanistan, India, Kazakhstan Tajikistan, Uzbekistan, China, and Kyrgyzstan.
According to the report, the earthquake caused heavy losses in KPK, where 11 people were killed and 79 injured in the earthquake. Overall 172 houses were damaged including 169 in KP and two in Azad Jammu and Kashmir, while 22 houses were completely destroyed in the earthquake, the report said.
Earlier Capital Development Authority (CDA) chairman issued directives to conduct a survey of all buildings in Islamabad after the massive 6.6 earthquakes hit different parts of Pakistan.
According to details, the chairman of the Capital Development Authority has ordered a survey of all the buildings in the federal capital after the Tuesday night Powerfull earthquake۔
The chairman of CDA directed the officials to identify the buildings affected by the earthquake tremors، He said that the buildings in Sector E11 should be marked which were damaged۔
The Chairman CDA has directed the officials to submit the report within 24 hours۔
Remember that on Tuesday Night severe earthquake caused cracks in buildings in Islamabad and Rawalpindi، DC Rawalpindi has also formed a committee to review the structure of the six affected buildings۔
It is to be noted that a powerful 6.6-magnitude earthquake jolts different cities of Pakistan for at least 60 seconds.
According to the details, the intensity of the quake was recorded as 6.6 on the Richter scale. The quake was felt all across Pakistan, including Islamabad/Rawalpindi, Bannu, Peshawar, Lahore, Abbottabad, Loralai, Jaranwala, Mailsi, Chichawatni, Minchinabad, Lakki Marwat, Kohlu, Jahanian, Pakpattan, Shorkot, Dijkot, Shakargarh, Lodhran, Layyah among many others.
The quake occurred at 9:49 pm and the depth was 180km with the epicenter Hindukush region of Afghanistan.
After the powerful earthquake, the Country’s hospitals were put on High Alert. The staff and hospital administration should take precautionary measures to deal with any emergency, said the health minister.
Rescue teams and Police were also put on alert. Rescue sources said an emergency has been announced across all district control rooms.