Toll from powerful earthquake in Pakistan rises to at least 80

By REUTERS
September 25, 2013 05:37




QUETTA, Pakistan - The death toll from a powerful earthquake in southwestern Pakistan rose to at least 80 people on Wednesday after scores of houses collapsed in remote mountainous areas near the Iranian border, Pakistan's Frontier Corps said.

"More than 80 bodies have been recovered so far from collapsed houses," said a spokesman for the corps, a paramilitary force involved in operations to rescue victims of the Tuesday quake.


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