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Survivors collect their belongings near the rubble of a mud house after it collapsed following an earthquake in the town of Awaran

Survivors collect their belongings near the rubble of a mud house after it collapsed following an earthquake in the town of Awaran, southwestern Pakistani province of Baluchistan, September 25, 2013. The death toll from a powerful earthquake in southwest Pakistan rose to 327 on Wednesday after hundreds of mud houses collapsed on residents throughout the remote and thinly populated area, local officials said, REUTERS/Naseer Ahmed (PAKISTAN - Tags: DISASTER ENVIRONMENT)

Pakistan quake

Rescuers

struggled Wednesday to help thousands of people injured and left

homeless after their houses collapsed in a massive earthquake in

southwestern Pakistan the day before as the death toll rose overnight to

210.



The earth moved with enough force to create a small island visible off

the southern coast after the huge tremor, said Pakistani officials. (AP)