The death toll in a horrific earthquake that rocked Pakistan on Monday has climbed to 255 with majority of casualties in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, National Disaster Management Authority officials said Wednesday.
The NDMA officials confirmed 208 casualties in the KPK and Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) only. About 1,696 people sustained injuries in the horrific quake.
As per the statistics provided by NDMA over 9,209 houses were damaged across the country, including 8,453 in KP only.
About 30 people were killed and 59 wounded in FATA, and 300 homes were damaged.
In Gilgit-Baltistan, 10 people died and 30 others injured while 390 houses destroyed in the quake.
The officials said, two people were killed in Azad Jammu and Kashmir and five in Punjab while the number of injured included 12 and 78 respectively.
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