Mulla Murad Mohammad

Eyewitness Information

Name of Witness
Mulla Murad Mohammad
Location of interview
Where the eyewitness was and went during the event
Age at time of inteview/ Date of Birth of the eyewitness
65 years
Age of eyewitnes during the event
Career of the eyewitness
Chairman of Zakat Committee
Date of Interview

Brief Information of the eyewitness and the interview situation

Birth place Gwadar, born in 1949. Now a days working as Chairman of “Zakat Committee” of the district Gwadar.

Interview result (text of the interview: Purely descriptive)

He heard about the earthquake and sea inundation from his elder Early Morning before dawn, when people were sleeping and some fishermen were in the sea on fishing, few earthquake shocks were felt. Small and medium size boats on the coast were thrown inland by waves after the earthquake. Inundation was marked near the foothills of “Koh-e-Batil” (450 feet High Mountain), people rushed out of their homes and evacuated at the top of the hill. Even his father’s house (interview place) (Coordinates) was also inundated. Many houses were destroyed. Waves from Ormara side came and reached inland 2-3 kilometers. Few mounts/ islands emerged in the sea called Pad-e-Zar ( Back sie Ocean, front side ocean is locally called Dam-e-Zar). Two or three big waves hit the city following the earthquake. Highest wav was 10-12 feet high. This story was shared by his father Mulla Abdullah who died in 1973 who a small hut and cultivated land at this place had called “Shado Bandd. 2 or 3 people died and 12-13 injured.
Reference Number: EIPK0010