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10/29/2008

Scores dead after Pakistan quake

At least 160 people have been killed after an earthquake of 6.4 magnitude hit Balochistan province in south-western Pakistan, officials say.

Officials in Balochistan say they expect the toll to rise.

The tremor struck 70km (45 miles) north of Quetta at 0409 (2309GMT Tuesday) at a depth of 10km (6.2 miles), the US Geological Survey said.

Many houses collapsed during the quake and some were destroyed in landslides that followed it, officials said
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