Aftershock kills 15 in quake-hit Pakistan province

A survivor of an earthquake carries a pot on her head filled with drinking water as she walks near the rubble of a mud house after it collapsed following the quake at Dhallbedi Peernder village in Awaran districtBy Gul Yousufzai QUETTA, Pakistan (Reuters) – At least 15 people were killed on Saturday when an aftershock hit a Pakistani province where hundreds were killed in an major earthquake earlier this week. Saturday's 6.8 magnitude aftershock destroyed most of the town of Nokjo in the western province of Baluchistan, police said. The town is home to at least 15,000 people. At least 515 people were killed in Tuesday's earthquake in the same province, officials said on Friday. The death toll from Saturday's aftershock may rise, said Khan Wasey, the spokesman for the paramilitary Frontier Corps. …



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