Earthquake has shattered the North Asian countries including Afghanistan, Pakistan and India with more than 150 people dead, 1000 injured and millions of property being destroyed.
Earthquake in India, Pakistan and Afghanistan
Afghanistan, Pakistan and India were shaken by the powerful Earthquake of 7.5 magnitudes centred in Afghanistan. The Earthquake has led to death toll of 150 plus people which includes 135 people from Pakistan, 33 from Afghanistan but none from India as of now.
The Earthquake was centred at the depth of 213 Km in Jurm, Afghanistan which is 250 Km from Kabul. The effect of the Quakes were strongly felt in Pakistan thus killing major number of people in the country while India also felt the Earthquake in Northern side which includes Delhi, Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand ,Haryana, Rajasthan, Punjab, Jammu & Kashmir.
India has not suffered any life loss as per current reports though there is some property damage in some places. Metro train service was paused because of the Earthquake to avoid after quakes. National highway in Kashmir was also at halt from traffic for checking the road conditions.
Indian government has showed their condolences with Pakistan and Afghanistan in this time of calamity and natural disaster. India has assured these nations to help them to their best ability.
Prime Minister, Narendra Modi tweeted, “Heard about strong earthquake in Afghanistan-Pakistan region whose tremors have been felt in parts of India. I pray for everyone’s safety,” and added, “I have asked for an urgent assessment and we stand ready for assistance where required, including Afghanistan & Pakistan.”
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