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Last Updated: Monday, 16 February, 2004, 17:26 GMT
Pakistan quake death toll rises
Officials in northern Pakistan say the number of confirmed deaths from two earthquakes that hit the area on Saturday is now 24 - a rise of seven.

They say rescue teams have still to deliver emergency aid to many areas cut off by landslides and snowfalls, following the earthquakes.

The affected area is part of the Hindu Kush mountain range in Pakistan's North West Frontier Province, close to the Afghan border.

Many of those who died were in a passenger van caught in a landslide. Others were killed by collapsing buildings.


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