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In pictures: Pakistan quake

Debris of collapsed houses in the Ziarat, 30 miles north of Quetta, Pakistan (29 October 2008)

A powerful earthquake has struck Pakistan's south-western Balochistan province, leaving scores dead.

Family members bring a boy injured in the earthquake to a local hospital in Quetta, Pakistan (29/10/2008)

The quake hit in the early hours of the morning, when many people were in bed.

Parents carry their daughter who was injured in the earthquake, at a hospital in Quetta, Pakistan (29/10/2008)

Local officials say dozens of people have been treated for injuries caused by the collapse of mud houses or in the panic that followed.

People on the street in Quetta, Pakistan (29/10/2008)

The epicentre was about 60km (40 miles) north-east of the city of Quetta, where people took to the streets fearing further tremors.

Officials at National Seismic Monitoring Center Peshawar, Pakistan, monitor the aftershock (29th October 2008)

Officials said the quake had a magnitude of 6.4.

Pakistani men remove the debris of collapsed houses in the Ziarat, 30 miles north of Quetta, Pakistan (29 October 2008)

Some homes were buried by a landslide, triggered by the quake, north of Quetta.

Men rest on a street following an earthquake in Quetta, Pakistan (28/10/2008)

The Pakistan military has sent teams to the area to assess the damage and help with the relief operation.

Men gather around a fire on a street in Quetta, Pakistan (28/10/2008)

Many houses have been destroyed and local officials say they expect the death toll to rise.



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