Pakistan death toll jumps to 52 after S. Asia quake: officials

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The Pakistan death toll after a powerful earthquake rocked South Asia Monday has jumped to at least 52, officials told AFP.

The toll stood at at least 28 in the northern tribal areas, 20 in the northwest, three in Gilgit-Baltistan and one in Pakistani Kashmir, various officials told AFP.

A further 12 people were known to have died in Afghanistan.