Saturday, October 08, 2005
More Than 18,000 Dead In Quake
The death toll from a huge earthquake that struck Pakistan, India and Afghanistan went above 18,000 on Sunday, the Pakistani army spokesman said, as rescuers struggled to dig victims from destroyed apartment buildings, schools and mud-brick homes.Some villages were taken out by landslides.
But not much saves lives that are lost immediately in such catastrophes. It was a 7.6 magnitude.
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