§In Pakistan administered regions of the epicentral tract,
majority of the deaths occurred in
town of Muzaffarabad where an estimated 80% of the buildings collapsed.
§The nearby town of Balakot was completely destroyed along with
several mountain villages.
§The towns of Bagh and Rawalakot close to the Line of Control (LoC) also suffered
§Major landslides and rock falls buried some mountain villages
and wiped out roads in the region. Near Muzaffarabad, a large landslide in the Neelam valley dammed the river of the same
Landslides also temporarily blocked the Srinagar-Muzaffarabad
Highway while the Aman
Setu on the LoC suffered some damage. Landslides were also
reported in the Hazara region including at Astore, Gilgit and Skardu
where the earthquake was felt.