ISLAMABAD, Sept. 24 (Xinhua) -- An earthquake measuring 7.7 magnitude in the Richter scale hit southwestern part of Pakistan with strong tremors being felt in many parts of the country on Tuesday afternoon, local media quoted meteorologist as saying.
Backgrounder: Recent major strong earthquakes worldwide
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2 injured as 5.7 magnitude earthquake hits parts of Pakistan
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Rescue operations sped up in Pakistan's quake-hit areas
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