Severe Damage in Makran Town; Tidal Wave Effect

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Title of Article
Severe Damage in Makran Town; Tidal Wave Effect
Name of Newspaper
The Free Press Journal
Date of Newspaper
Karachi (Dec 1945)
Page number(s)
Associated Press
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Media of source
Bound newspaper volume (Photograph)
Name of Source (Where the news clips obtained)
Directorate of Archives, Maharashtra State, Mumbai

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The wireless stations and post offices, both at Pasni and Ormara, on the Makran Coast, have been demolished, and both the towns have suffered severe damage as a result of the earth tremors and tidal wave on November 28. This report has been brought by a naval reconnoitering vessel today. Mr. H.L. Jerath, Director of Post and Telegraph, Sind, who was the first official to receive then information of the tidal wave damage in Makran region, persuaded the naval authorities to send out a vessel for ascertaining the extent of the damage. Following the preliminary report, Mr. Jerath is providing to these places to make relief and other arrangements.

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Reference Number: NC_IN_0034