Rubble of a house in Awaran, Balochistan, on 25 September 2013
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Hundreds dead in 7.7-magnitude earthquake in Pakistan

At least 300 people have died in a powerful earthquake that struck in the remote area of Awaran, south-west Pakistan.

The earthquake measuring 7.7 on the Richter scale, created a new island off the coast and has flattened entire villages.

Doctors, rescue teams and aid workers are struggling to reach survivors and local hospitals are running out of medicine and food.

James Robbins reports.

  • 25 Sep 2013
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