The massive 7.5 earthquake that hit remote areas in Afghanistan and Pakistan on Monday has killed at least 370 and left thousands homeless. Rescue efforts have been hindered by the challenging mountainous region and security issues, risking the lives of many survivors.
By Leanne Burden Seidel
Pakistani earthquake survivors take refuge at a damaged house in the quake-hit Shangla district in Pakistan’s Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province on Oct. 28. Rescuers raced against time to reach cold and hungry survivors of an earthquake that left entire communities in Afghanistan and Pakistan marooned in remote mountainous regions, as the death toll climbed to 370.
(Sajjad Qayyums/AFP/Getty Images)