Deaths Reported After Earthquake Hits Pakistan

At least two people were killed in Pakistan after a powerful earthquake struck in neighboring Afghanistan on Tuesday, March 21, according to Pakistani media citing officials.

Pakistan’s Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif said he had directed the “National Disaster Management Authority and other related institutions to be ready to deal with any emergency situation.”

This footage from Malik Asif Iqbal Yousafzai shows people crowding outside Saidu Teaching Hospital in Swat on Tuesday evening.

The earthquake was also felt in parts of India, the United States Geological Survey said. Credit: Malik Asif Iqbal Yousafzai via Storyful

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