Pakistan hit by second tremor within week of Nawabshah quake

Earthquake

QUETTA – Second earthquake in less than a week jolts the south-western parts of Pakistan however, no immediate reports of damages could be confirmed.

According to the geological experts of Pakistan, a 5.1-magnitude earthquake struck surroundings of Sibi in Balochistan at the depth of 71 kilometer.

The quake, measured by the US Geological Survey at a 4.9 magnitude, comes a week after one person was killed and more than 30 injured in a series of small tremors in Nawabshah and Mir Pur Khas districts of Sindh.

The indifferent government officials earthquake affectees of Nawabshah under open sky even when more than 30 hours have been passed.

According to the feet on ground, the earthquake affectees of Nawabshah still wait for the relief from the government.

Pakistan straddles part of the boundary where the Indian and Eurasian tectonic plates meet, making the country susceptible to quakes.

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