Pakistan earthquake: Appeal as militants hamper rescue efforts
Attempts to rescue people trapped by a 7.7-magnitude earthquake in Pakistan are being hampered by insurgent attacks.
Officials in the country have called on militant groups to halt attacks in the south-western province affected by Tuesday's quake.
On Thursday an army helicopter carrying the head of Pakistan's national disaster agency, Maj Gen Alam Saeed, escaped a rocket attack, reports say.
Shahzeb Jillani reports from Quetta.
27 Sep 2013
- From the section Asia