NAWABSHAH: On Friday, the first quake hit at approximately 3.50 am and measured 4.5 on the Richter scale. Two people have been bolted down while 50 others were wounded when an earthquake jolted different areas in the Nawabshah district on early morning.
Rescue squads and police were on their toes while offering assistance to the victims.
All the wounded were shifted to the Civil Hospital in Nawabshah and emergency has been declared in the infirmary. Houses with some roofs were also reported to have fallen in. This induced the destruction of at least one woman and wounded a number of others.