Eyewitness Information

Name of Witness
Location of interview
Ormara City, District Gwadar
Where the eyewitness was and went during the event
Ormara City, District Gwadar
Age at time of inteview/ Date of Birth of the eyewitness
79 years
Age of eyewitnes during the event
12 years
Career of the eyewitness
Date of Interview

Brief Information of the eyewitness and the interview situation

Mr. Dildar son of Mr. Sahib Dad was 12 years of age in 1945. He felt earthquake shocks and saw fire coming out of Hingol Mountains. Big cracks developed on earth and muddy/ oily water came out of those cracks at the spot where presently RCDC’s office

Interview result (text of the interview: Purely descriptive)

Houses at that time were built much behind the place from the shore line as compared of present housing boundary. Three waves came one after other inundated the houses up to 4 feet. 10 people died as many houses were swept away by the waves. People evacuated at safer places in land and returned to home after two months.
Reference Number: EIPK0032