Earthquake shakes Pakistan; 200 killed

October 26, 2015 9:58 PM

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ISLAMABAD: A 7.5 magnitude earthquake struck major cities of Pakistan, including the northern areas on Monday, leaving at least 200 dead and scores injured due to building collapses, landslides and stampedes.

The earthquake struck the country at 2:09pm on Monday. The death toll could climb in the coming days because communications are down in much of the remote mountainous region. Forty minutes after the first earthquake, an aftershock of 4.8 magnitude was reported in the same area. Aftershocks are expec...

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