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(generated from captions) These hills at the foot of the

Himalayan range are home to a stoic

people. For generations they've

overcome poverty and hardship, but

nature has dealt them ad and struck

down. Mothers are crying. A lot of

people get on to the walls and they

are injured. The earthquake

measured 7.6 on the ribter scale

has wiped out whole communities in measured 7.6 on the ribter scale and

Pakistan's north and in

Pakistan-controlled Kashmir. Many

bodies have been buried in the

rubble. Devastation so complete the

corpses may never be recovered. But

so many others need to be buried

instead are lying? The open. A so many others need to be buried and

health crisis that gets worse by

minute. In a butter bag just south health crisis that gets worse by the

of the epicentre of the quake, the

low rise buildings about town fell

to Earth as if smacked down by a

giant's hand killing many of those

within. TRANSLATION: Everyone

really afraid. They couldn't within. TRANSLATION: Everyone was

understand what was happen understand what was happen

understand what was happening, like

this was an act of God. Pakistan's

president has pleaded with the

to send help to Pakistan. And in a president has pleaded with the world

significant thawing of emotions

accepted a small amount of aid from significant thawing of emotions he's

neighbouring India. While

military has swung its air neighbouring India. While Pakistan's

machine into action, they're still military has swung its air transport

far too thinly stretched to reach

those desperately in need in these

mountainous region and the means to

deliver help to those who need help

itself is in desperately short

supply. Pakistanis have been making

their own massive donations and

sending their own household goods

and food to the devastated villages

up in the hills. Perhaps the most

precious commodity is also coming

straight from the people of

Pakistan. A blood drive is under

to meet a desperate need. The Pakistan. A blood drive is under way

capital Islamabad has not escaped

the disaster. In sector of the city

labelled F 10 a mountain of rubble

is all that's left of the apartment

block that once stood in its place.

Rescuers from Pakistan and around

the world are still engaged in the

grewsome task of saving the living

and locating the dead. But we have

help. Wing Khursehid has set about

making a list of those who are

thought to be inside and the

number of those they know have been thought to be inside and the growing

killed. In such a crisis even riff

time is a hard time, but we have to

give the last drop of blood to save

my people. Faith and determination

are all that's keeping some of

people going. This person has been are all that's keeping some of these

forced to confront the fact that

many in her community are already

dead. We found about my friend's

dad. They identified his body. We

don't know anything about the rest.

My younger sister's friend died hex

was 17. But, she still believes

boyfriend will be brought out alive. was 17. But, she still believes her

Yes, definitely, he's a very tough

guy. Yes, we're hoping. The

rescuers are hoping that somewhere,

deeper inside one of those voids,

human life endures and occasionally

amidst the dim and desperation of

the rescue effort, there is a

where the almost impossible seems the rescue effort, there is a moment

true. The work stops. The noise

stops. The rescuers pray for sounds

of life. A lot of people still

him. We found three survivors of life. A lot of people still miss

yesterday and rescued them. We've

got one possible person, but we're

having trouble actually pinpointing

exactly where they are. As each

passes, the chances of survival dim exactly where they are. As each day

but they're not yet extinguished.

People survive so you never give in.

I'm sure in the next few days we'll

yield results. This is a rescue

effort far more intense and better

resourced than the dying and

being treated in the northern resourced than the dying and wounded

regional centres can hope for.

In the cities and founds of

northern Pakistan the authorities

were overwhelmed. 13 people were

pulled alive from this building.

the neighbours say one or two more pulled alive from this building. But

are probably lying dead beneath the

rubble. Some of the surrounding

villages have been devastated and

there thousands lie dead. The true

scale of this disaster is only now

being discovered. The local

hospital has been overwhelmed by

influx of casualties from the

surrounding districts. The wounded

lying huge tents open to the air.

People with broken bones and head

wounds, bewildered and uncertain of

their fate. The children are not

only ones who can't comprehend their fate. The children are not the

what's occurred. Most

what's occurred. Mostly they don't

know what has happen

know what has happened. Just

remember there's been an art quick

and everything has been destroyed

and they don't know what's happened

to them. Aid coordinator Mehboob

Elahi says when many of the quake

victims emerge from days of

unconsciousness, a whole new pain

revealed to them. They are asking unconsciousness, a whole new pain is

about their relatives, about their

homes, but no-one knows what's

happened to them because the whole

villages and towns have been

destroyed. There isn't anything

there. Everything has been destroyed. There isn't anything left

there. It's the sort of there. Everything has been destroyed

no camera will ever really capture there. It's the sort of devastation

and it's one that few can claim to

know how to repair.

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