47000 houses,663 schools,12 PHCs damaged


Doda / Kisthwar, May 17: More than 47000 residential houses have suffered damage in the series of earthquakes and aftershocks in twin districts of Doda and Kishtwar.
 As per the official figures 29000 houses have been damaged partially, 10,500 severely and 655 fully in Doda district. Most of the loss has been reported from Bhaderwah tehsil. Similarly, in Kishtwar district 18000 houses have been partially damaged, 2700 severely and 70 fully.
 In Ramban district private property worth Rs 15 lakh was damaged whereas government property worth Rs 1.5 crore also suffered extensive damage. 
 In Doda District government property worth Rs 80 crore was damaged and in Kishtwar the loss to the government property is said to be around Rs 8 crore.
 In Doda District 494 schools, 12 PHCs and 273 Community Centres have been damaged severely. Similarly in Kishtwar 169 schools have been reported as damaged.

Lastupdate on : Fri, 17 May 2013 21:30:00 Makkah time
Lastupdate on : Fri, 17 May 2013 18:30:00 GMT
Lastupdate on : Sat, 18 May 2013 00:00:00 IST

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