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Express   14 January 2020   Pakistan   Kashmir  
<p>Dozens of homes have been destroyed this morning after a series of avalanches caused landslides, killing at least 85. It was reported this morning that the death toll was at 55. It has since risen by 30 but more people are feared to have been killed.<br ...
The Guardian   25 September 2019   Pakistan   Kashmir  
<p>At least 19 people have been killed and 300 injured after a shallow earthquake struck north-eastern Pakistan, tearing car-sized cracks into roads and heavily damaging infrastructure.<br />The quake sent people in Lahore and Islamabad running into the streets. ...
pakistantoday   07 August 2017   Pakistan   Muzaffarabad  
<p>Police have recovered bodies of at least five miners trapped in a coal mine near Muzaffarabad after a part of it collpased in the late hours of Sunday.<br><br>Two severely injured miners were rescued, whereas bodies of the miners who could not survive were ...
Filed under: Mining News
The Guardian   04 April 2016   Pakistan   Peshawar  
<p>Rescuers are attempting to reach thousands of people stranded by floods and landslides in Pakistan&rsquo;s north-west and parts of Kashmir after the death toll rose to 55.</p>
Filed under: Natural Hazards
AGU Blogosphere   28 March 2016   Pakistan   Karakorum Highway  
<p>Youtube has an amazing and terrifying video of two coaches trapped by “shooting rocks” – very high velocity rockfalls – on the Karakorum Highway in Pakistan. These boulders, some of which are very large, have managed to get into the high velocity, bouncing ...