Prime Minister Imran Khan would visit earthquake-affected areas on Monday (Sep 30). As per details, the rescue activities in Azad Kashmir continued on 6th day. The life has been restored in the quake affected areas. The schools in Mirpur are closed from September 24.
Commissioner Mirpur told media that 40 lost their lives while 680 others were injured in the quake. He said 172 people are critically injured. 1654 buildings received damages while overall 70000 buildings were affected. He said 140 schools, 200 vehicles and 500 animals suffered due to earthquake.
He said temporary bridges would be made to connect people. He said the underground water is not drinkable after the earthquake, adding that a survey to analyze the losses is being conducted.
Earlier in the day on Sunday, National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) chairman Lt Gen Mohammad Afzal chaired a meeting in the office of divisional commissioner on relief and rehabilitation-related activities, after touring the affected areas. He vowed that the NDMA would use all available resources for rehabilitation of the quake victims.
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27 September, 2019