Kashmir, a memory of blood


Mohsin's Blog

The tragic incident that happened in Kashmir was the Earthquake occurred in 2005 at 08:50:39 Pakistan standard time on 8 October. It was occurred near the city of Muzaffarabad also affected the area of Khyber Pakhtunkhwan and Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir. This earthquake also affect the neighboring countries like Chine, Afghanistan, Tajikistan. It was considered as the deadliest earthquake to hit South Asia since the 1935 Quetta Earthquake. The geological activity born out of this incident also responsible for the birth of Himalayan mountain range. According to the United State of Geological Survey (USGS) the magnitude of this earthquake was 7.6 on the moment magnitude scale with its epicenter about 19 km northest of Muzaffarabad, Azad Kashmir and 100 km north of national capital Islamabad.

At that time , the 3 main districts of Kashmir were badly affected. Muzaffarabad was hardest hit in terms of destruction . Hospitals…

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