A powerful magnitude 6.3 earthquake has reportedly jolted the Pakistani province of Balochistan – a place known as “a breeding ground for extremists.”
According to Toronto Sun report, over 100 people were killed by Islamic State in a single terror attack in Balochistan in 2016.
Express.co.uk reported there are about 79,000 population in the area most impacted – a city by the name of Turban. Due to the quake, tsunami warning was announce in proximity areas of coastal Turban.
Local geological surveys said the quake’s epicenter is also close to the city of Gwadar, which has a population of 85,000.
According to the report, the quake estimatedly struck at a depth of 10 kilometers.
As of press time, it is unclear if the quake has resulted in any casualties but describes it as “very dangerous,” with tremors extending into neighboring Iran.