Pakistani earthquake death toll rises to 38,000

The death toll from last weekend's earthquake in Pakistan rose Saturday to 38,000, the Pakistani army spokesman said.

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October 15, 2005 08:20

 
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The death toll from last weekend's earthquake in Pakistan rose Saturday to 38,000, the Pakistani army spokesman said. Officials had previously put the official toll from the Oct. 8 quake at 25,000. Maj. Gen. Shaukat Sultan said that relief work was continuing around the clock. "The death toll from earthquake is now 38,000 and 62,000 people are injured," Sultan told the private Geo television network.


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