Afridi asks nation to help wholeheartedly
Pakistani cricketer Shadab Khan announced Tuesday that he will donate his match fee from the Sri Lanka series to people affected by the earthquake in northern Pakistan.
“Let’s try to help our brothers and sisters in need,” Khan said in a tweet.
— Shadab Khan (@76Shadabkhan) September 24, 2019
Shahid Afridi, the former Pakistani cricketer, has also urged Pakistanis to “help the affected people wholeheartedly”.
Very tragic news about the earthquake, please help the affected people wholeheartedly. My prayers are with everyone affected and victims. May Allah bless us all🤲
— Shahid Afridi (@SAfridiOfficial) September 24, 2019
At least 21 people were killed and over 450 injured after a magnitude 5.8 earthquake hit Kashmir and parts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Punjab. All the deaths were reported from Kashmir’s Mirpur district.
The death toll was confirmed by the Mirpur DIG and NDMA.