Season 1|Episode 5

Earthquake Rapid Response

On October 8th, 2005, an earthquake of magnitude 7.6 on the Richter scale rocks Pakistan. Two ten-story blocks in the Margalla Towers, a luxury apartment complex in Islamabad, collapse. Watch this disaster unfold with a combination of in-depth interviews and dramatic reenactments of both the victims and heroes as a rescue team from the United Kingdom goes to Islamabad to help rescue victims from the towers.
  • Earthquake
  • Rapid Response
  • Margalla Towers
  • Survival
  • Trapped