President offers condolences to Pakistan over earthquake
|Pakistani residents look through the debris of a house which collapsed after an earthquake at Awaran district in Baluchistan province on August 25, 2013. Pakistani rescuers strived to reach victims of a huge earthquake that killed more than 230 people and toppled thousands of mud-built homes when it hit the country's southwest with enough force to create a new island off the coast.—AFP PHOTO/ Online International News Network
HA NOI (VNS)— President Truong Tan Sang yesterday sent condolences to his Pakistani counterpart Mamnoon Hussain over the heavy human and property losses caused by the recent earthquake.
The 7.7-magnitude quake hit Pakistan's Baluchistan province on Tuesday afternoon, killing more than 300 people. — VNS