29 Sep 2013

Another quake hits Pakistan

5:42 am on 29 September 2013

A magnitude 6.8 earthquake has hit southwest Pakistan in a region already devastated by a quake which left more than 300 dead just days ago.

The new tremor struck Saturday morning , 96km northeast of the district of Awaran at a depth of 14km, according to the US Geological Survey.

Hundreds of patients who were being treated in the aftermath of the previous quake fled a hospital in panic as the new tremor hit.