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The 15th anniversary of the devastating earthquake of October 8, 2005, which had jolted Azad Jammu Kashmir (AJK) and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP), is seen all through the nation proper this second.

Different events are being organized in quite a few parts of the nation along with Azad Jammu and Kashmir to particular solidarity with the victims of calamities.

The day dawned with specific prayers in mosques for the martyrs and prosperity of the nation.

One minute silence was moreover seen the least bit district headquarters. The major prayer ceremony was held on the faculty flooring Muzaffarabad on Thursday morning.

AJK Prime Minister Raja Farooq Haider laid a floral wreath at Martyrs’ Memorial.

On October 8, 2005, about 7.6 tremors on the Richter scale had shaken parts of the nation and had precipitated massive destruction putting it higher than the massive scale of destruction of the Quetta earthquake in 1935.

Approximately 138,000 of us had been injured and over 3.5 million rendered homeless.

According to official figures, 19,000 youngsters had died throughout the earthquake, most of them in widespread collapses of faculty buildings.

The earthquake had affected higher than 500,000 households.
Earlier in September 2019, the sturdy earthquake of 5.8-magnitude launched disasters to completely different parts of AJK. The quake hit some metropolis and rural parts of the AJK along with Muzaffarabad, Kotli, and plenty of completely different scattered areas.

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