The consequences of a powerful earthquake in Afghanistan and Pakistan
• The effects of a powerful earthquake in Afghanistan and Pakistan
Pakistan and Afghanistan have gradually come to life after a powerful earthquake of magnitude 7, 7 points, which occurred on October 26 in the Hindu Kush mountains in Afghanistan.
According to the Afghan and Pakistani governments, the total number of victims of the earthquake was 311 people (237 - in Pakistan, and 74 - in Afghanistan). The epicenter was located in the Hindu Kush mountains in the territory densely populated Afghan province of Badakhshan, which shares a border with Pakistan, Tajikistan and China.
Wounded Pakistani boy in a hospital bed in Peshawar.
Afghan rescue workers rushed to the worst-affected areas, located near the epicenter of the earthquake, which was located 73 kilometers south of Faizabad, capital of Badakhshan province. In Pakistan, the earthquake most affected Swat and Dir neighborhood cities, Shangla and Malakand Division, located in the mountainous province of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.
The Afghans gathered on the roof of a house in Badakhshan province after a powerful earthquake. Closest to the epicenter of the earthquake were Pakistani city of Chitral district and Dzhurma Afghan province of Badakhshan. In Pakistan, more than 2 thousand people were injured in the earthquake that destroyed about 2,500 homes.
Health Ministry spokesman Ismail Cavus Afghanistan stated that, according to data collected in different provinces, 457 wounded arrived in the hospital.
A landslide caused by an earthquake, in the Hunza Valley in Pakistan.
The head of Badakhshan, Shah Waliullah Adeeb said that 13 districts of the province were affected by the earthquake. More than 1,500 houses were damaged or destroyed.
The boy, who suffered in the earthquake magnitude 7, 7 points, is in hospital in Jalalabad.
The Afghans dismantle the ruins of a house destroyed by an earthquake in the province of Nangarhar.
Pakistani helicopters and military aircraft delivered humanitarian aid to quake-hit areas. Military engineers engaged in restoration of communications, which were damaged by the earthquake provoked landslides.
Ten years ago, October 8, 2005, in Pakistan earthquake of magnitude 7, 6 points, which claimed the lives of 80 thousand people living. More than 3 million people, mostly residents of northern areas and Kashmir, were left without a roof over their head.
A Pakistani man inspects a house destroyed by a powerful earthquake in Mingora, the main town in the Swat Valley.
The doctors assisted a man who suffered in the earthquake, at a hospital in Peshawar, Pakistan.
People apart the rubble on the road after an earthquake of magnitude 7, 7 points in Peshawar.
The car was damaged during the earthquake in Peshawar, Pakistan.
An Afghan man stands on the roof of a house in Badakhshan province after a powerful earthquake.
The children are on the street, littered with the ruins of houses after the earthquake in Mingora, Pakistan.