Not less than 15 individuals have been killed and several other others injured as areas of Balochistan have been jolted by a robust earthquake early Thursday morning. 

The quake affected Quetta, Sibi, Harnai, Pishin, Qila Saifullah, Chaman, Ziarat and Zhob in Balochistan. The magnitude of the quake was measured at 5.9 on the Richter Scale.

The loss of life toll is feared to rise. In response to the seismological centre, the epicentre was situated close to Harnai at a depth of 15 km.

In response to the deputy commissioner of Harnai, 15 individuals have been killed and greater than 50 others injured within the quake. A number of individuals have been rushed to the hospital in essential situation, he knowledgeable.

The deputy commissioner mentioned that a number of buildings in Harnai have been broken whereas many individuals have been left buried beneath the rubble. The facility provide to the world has been suspended.

In response to the deputy commissioner, levies and rescue groups have been dispatched to assist and evacuate the affected individuals.

In response to the rescue sources, greater than 70 homes have been reported broken in Harnai.

Balochistan House Minister Ziaullah Lango has confirmed that 15 individuals have misplaced lives within the quake.

In response to Balochistan House Minister, the Provincial Catastrophe Administration Authority (PDMA) has despatched heavy equipment and rescue groups to the affected areas from Quetta.

He mentioned that there have been experiences of injury in Ziarat, Qila Saifullah and Sibi whereas a lot of the casualties have been reported in Harnai.

In response to Ziaullah Lango, most individuals are nonetheless caught beneath the rubble of collapsed buildings.

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