Earthquake Hit Pakistan: 2 individuals killed

pakistan_earthquake295x200By Zaheerul Hassan

According to US Geological Survey a powerful 7.8 magnitude earthquake hit southwestern Pakistan today. It struck at  4:29 pm local time in Baluchistan province at a depth of 23 kilometers.

The temblor, which had its epicenter 69 km from Awaran in Balochistan province, was felt in Karachi, Hyderabad, Larkana and other cities of Sindh province in Pakistan. According to the sources 2 individuals killed and five  injured in Awaran. Pakistan’s Geo TV said the earthquake lasted for about a minute. There were no immediate reports of casualties or damage to property.

The tremors of the quake were felt in north India, including New Delhi .

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