A strong earthquake of 6.5 magnitude jolted Balochistan early Oct 30, 2008, killing and injuring hundreds and destroying houses and government buildings.

LRBT sent 2 mobile medical teams to ziarat, the most severely effected area. The teams commenced work on 31st October and have so far treated hundrerds for wounds, providing medicines and examining eye ailments.
The mobile teams will continue to work as long as needed.