Thursday, October 4, 2007

Earthquake Anniversary in Kashmir.

Well, Today is 8th of October. It marks the 2nd Anniversary of Terrible Earthquake that shocked both the Nations of India and Pakistan two years back in 2005. We can never forget what happened two years back. It's Still as painful as it was that day. May Allah bless souls of those who died in this catastrophe.

Some Brief Information:

The Kashmir earthquake (also known as the South Asia earthquake or the Great Pakistan earthquake) of 2005, was a major earthquake, of which the epicentre was the Pakistan-administered Kashmir. The earthquake occurred at 08:50:38 Pakistan Standard Time (03:50:38 UTC) on 8 October 2005. It registered 7.6 on the richter scale making it a major earthquake similar in intensity to the 1935 Quetta earthquake, the 2001 Gujarat earthquake, and the 1906 San Francisco earthquake. As of 8 November, the Pakistani government's official death toll was 73,276, while officials say nearly 1,400 people died in Jammu and Kashmir and fourteen people in Afghanistan.

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