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BHUNJA, PAKISTAN-OCTOBER 14: Shahid,6,  an earthquake victim, sits on the lap of a relative.He is from Bhunja, a mountain village now cut off from the world by the earthquake where 600-800 people died, are packed onto a helicopter taking the injured victims to a hospital.A devastating earthquake measuring 7.6 on the Richter scale hit northern Pakistan and neighboring India leaving up to 3 million people homeless, killing almost 80,000. Rescue efforts were complicated by the remote mountainous landscape and the vast areas effected leaving the victims in desperate situations. In some areas,  injured were trapped for days with little food and no shelter as roads were blocked by landslides. Aid agencies could barely grasp the enormity of this natural disaster, the worst in Pakistan\'s history.
00008976-DSR-005

BHUNJA, PAKISTAN-OCTOBER 14: Shahid,6, an earthquake victim, sits on the lap of a relative.He is from Bhunja, a mountain village now cut off from the world by the earthquake where 600-800 people died, are packed onto a helicopter taking the injured victims to a hospital.A devastating earthquake measuring 7.6 on the Richter scale hit northern Pakistan and neighboring India leaving up to 3 million people homeless, killing almost 80,000. Rescue efforts were complicated by the remote mountainous landscape and the vast areas effected leaving the victims in desperate situations. In some areas, injured were trapped for days with little food and no shelter as roads were blocked by landslides. Aid agencies could barely grasp the enormity of this natural disaster, the worst in Pakistan\'s history.