Strong earthquake jolts Pakistan, killing 19, wounding 300

Strong earthquake jolts Pakistan, killing 19, wounding 300A powerful 5.8 magnitude earthquake struck northeast Pakistan on Tuesday, damaging dozens of homes and shops and killing at least 19 people and injuring over 300, officials said. According to state-run Pakistan Television, four children were among the dead in Mirpur, a town in the Pakistan-administered part of Kashmir. TV footage showed damaged homes, shops and vehicles in Mirpur, where a breach at a main canal was submerging villages.



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