PESHAWAR, 14 November: More than 900 schools  have been damaged by the October 26 earthquake across Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, according to the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Provincial Disaster Management Authority (PDMA).

The authority said Dir Upper is the most affected district where 234 schools have been damaged followed by Dir Lower where the number of damaged schools has been reported as 164.

Similarly, 150 schools have been damaged in Buner, 143 in Shangla, 70 in Nowshera, 53 in Tank, 34 in Lakki Marwat, 28 in Batagram, 15 in Bannu and eight in Swabi.

The damages assessment survey in the most affected districts of Chitral and Swat has not been completed so far whereas the local administrations of the Peshawar, Mardan, Charsada and Kohistan have also not submitted their reports pertaining to damaged schools, a statement issued by PDMA said.
The 8.1 magnitude earthquake caused damages to more than 90 thousands houses all over KPK, out of which 17800 persons have been compensated by the government. The earthquake, which also jolted Afghanistan and India, killed 230 people in KPK and 29 in Fata.


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