Earthquake tremors were felt in the Harney area of the Balochistan province of Pakistan in the early hours of Thursday. At least 20 people are reported to have died in this earthquake that occurred at around 3.30 am.200 people are also said to be injured.
The magnitude of the earthquake was measured at 6.0 on the Richter scale. According to the US Geological Survey, the epicenter of this earthquake has been found 20.8 km below the ground.
The tremors were felt in Sibi, Pishin, Muslim Bagh, Qila Saifullah Kachlak, Harnai, and adjoining areas of Balochistan and Quetta.
Disaster Management officials say that the rescue has been started. The death toll may increase further.
Government officials said that many people lost their lives when the wall collapsed due to the earthquake. After this, in many areas people came and sat on the streets outside the houses.
Dozens of private and government buildings were destroyed in the earthquake. The death toll in these areas may increase even more. During this emergency has been implemented in all the hospitals of Harnai.
The earthquake in Pakistan was so powerful that its effect was seen in neighboring Afghanistan, Uzbekistan, and Turkmenistan. There is also news of damage from the earthquake.