8th Oct: Anniversary of devastating earthquake


ISLAMABAD: The 10th Anniversary of Devastating Earthquake 2005 is being observed today (Thursday) throughout Azad Kashmir.


The day will dawn with special prayers for integrity and prosperity of Pakistan Fateha Khawani and Quran Khawani will be offered for the souls of those thousands of martyrs who lost their lives in this catastrophe in Azad Kashmir and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.

Collective prayers will be held in all the quake-hit districts of Azad Kashmir.

In Muzaffarabad special prayer ceremony will be held at University ground where floral wreath will be laid at the monument of martyrs.

Azad Jammu and Kashmir flag will be hoisted half-mast on all public buildings of the state to mark the anniversary.