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Rescuers try to reach earthquake victims

Friday, April 19, 2013 - 00:57

April 19 - Pakistan's army continues relief efforts with troops and helicopters delivering to aid to victims of a powerful earthquake. Sarah Charlton reports.

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The aftermath of a devastating earthquake that turned homes to rubble in Pakistan. At least 35 people were killed on Tuesday (April 16) when the powerful quake struck over the border in neighbouring Iran. In Pakistan's worst hit area of Mashkeel, children and the elderly are among 150 people left injured. As residents say they're struggling to get by, authorities have continued relief efforts. The Pakistan army says it's deploying food and medical teams to victims in Baluchistan province. Tents are also being flown in to help some of the hundreds who lost their homes. The 7.8 magnitude quake struck in southeast Iran, and shook buildings as far away as India and the Gulf Arab states.

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Rescuers try to reach earthquake victims

Friday, April 19, 2013 - 00:57