Dust and smoke provide the backdrop to this scene showing people searching for 50 missing children at what was once a school. 200 teachers and children perished at this school, while 30,000 people died and 30,000 were injured and numbers are expected to rise in this town of Balakot, Jammu and Kashmir, Pakistan, with a population of 300,000 people before the area was struck by the 8 October earthquake.
25 October 2005
Balakot, Pakistan
Photo # 100032