37 killed as earthquake rocks Pakistan

Karachi, Oct 26 : At least 37 people have lost their lives in Pakistan after the deadly 7.7 magnitude earthquake, which hit Afghanistan’s Hindu Kush region.

The tremors of the earthquake were also felt in northern region of India.

The epicenter of the earthquake was 82 km southeast of Feyzabad in a remote area of Afghanistan in the Hindu Kush mountain range.

Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has directed all federal, civil, military and provincial agencies to declare immediate alert and mobilise all resources to ensure security of citizens following the earthquake.

According to the Express Tribune, all military hospitals in Pakistan are on high alert.(ANI)