Espen Rasmussen

Balakot, North West Frontier Province (NWFP), PAKISTAN

Thirteen-year-old Mehwish Sheikh lost her brother, sister and father in the 2005 Kashmir earthquake. Mehwish recalls, 'I was at school when the quake hit. Many of my friends were trapped under the school building when it collapsed'. The 7.6 magnitude quake that hit the area on 8th October 2005 killed over 80,000 people. Balakot was one of the worst hit towns as it was situated close to the epicentre of the earthquake.

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Espen Rasmussen
Balakot, North West Frontier Province (NWFP)
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