KARACHI: At least two people were killed and 50 others were wounded in the early hours of Friday after an earthquake struck different parts of the Nawabshah district, DawnNews reported.
The earthquake measured approximately 4.3 on the Richter scale, the US Geological Survey (USGS) said.
The quake's epicentre was 27 kilometres northeast of Nawabshah with a depth of 15 kilometres.
The intensity of the quake was such that roofs of several buildings collapsed, burying the people inside.
Police personnel and rescue teams immediately shifted the injured to Nawabshah's Civil Hospital where an emergency had been declared.
Buildings were quickly evacuated as fear and panic gripped the area.