Avalanche and Landsliding in Hunza Valley After Earthquake


Avalanche and Landsliding in Hunza Valley After Earthquake
Avalanche and Landsliding in Hunza Valley After Earthquake

Pakistan has seen yet another deadly earthquake only a decade after 8th October, 2005 earthquake – one of the deadliest ever in the region. The 7.5 magnitude earthquake with epicenter in north-eastern Afghanistan has left more than 250 people dead across Pakistan.

A video footage taken from Eagle’s Nest in Duikar shows massive landslide and avalanche in the Hunza valley that triggered after earthquake.

According to the Gilgit-Baltistan government, 8 people have lost their lives while 29 others have been injured. The Karakoram Highway was blocked at 45 locations which has now been opened for all kinds of traffic.

Avalanche and Landslide in Hunza Valley After Earthquake – Gbe…Video footage taken from Hunza Eagle’s Nest Hotel shows glacier outburst and landsliding in The Hunza Valley.More than 250 people have died in Pakistan after a 7.5 magnitude earthquake with epicenter in north-eastern Afghanistan hit the region.More coverage on http://gbee.pk/tag/earthquake-2015Video: Ali Madad (Eagle’s Nest, Hunza)

Posted by GBee on Tuesday, October 27, 2015

 

On 8th October, 2005, an earthquake of magnitude 7.6 with epicenter in Muzaffarabad had engulfed Azad Kashmir leaving over 80,000 dead, thousands injured and millions homeless.


Imran Hunzai
Imran Hunzai is a Digital Media Consultant and activist based in Islamabad, Pakistan. When free, he likes to travel, do photography and play Rabab. He also runs a HONY inspired blog called Humans of Hunza. Follow him of Twitter @ihunzai.
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