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In pictures: Kashmir earthquake
A collapsed tower block in Islamabad, Pakistan
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An earthquake has rocked India, Afghanistan and Pakistan, where two tower blocks collapsed in the capital, Islamabad.
Rescuers take stretchers to a collapsed tower block in Islamabad, Pakistan
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Scores are feared dead as a result of the quake, which had a magnitude of at least 7.6 and was centred in Kashmir.
An injured man is freed from a collapsed tower block in Islamabad, Pakistan
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Rescuers are struggling to free people trapped in the rubble of the Islamabad tower blocks.
Men trapped in the rubble of collapsed Islamabad tower blocks
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Residents have been using their bare hands to shift concrete blocks pinning down the injured.
Rescuers try to clear the wreckage of a collapsed tower block in Islamabad, Pakistan
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Aftershocks are still being felt in the city, where residents remain in the streets for fear of more building collapses.
Women watch the rescue effort in Islamabad, Pakistan
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Casualty figures are expected to climb as reports come in of entire villages being wiped out in Kashmir.
Women pray for those trapped under a collapsed tower block in Islamabad, Pakistan
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Experts say it is one of the strongest earthquakes ever felt in Islamabad. The tremors were also felt in Kabul and Delhi.
Children sit outside their school in India's Jammu-Kashmir state during the earthquake
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In Indian-administered Kashmir, school buildings were evacuated as aftershocks hit.
Office workers in Islamabad sit out the quake in a car park
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People across the region left their homes and offices for the relative safety of streets and open spaces.
A child is comforted outside a hospital in Srinagar, Indian-administered Kashmir
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Doctors in Srinagar, Indian-administered Kashmir, report treating hundreds of people for injuries and shock.



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