Article published in Göteborgsposten
3 August 2015
By Rina Saeed Khan
Pakistan. “Eight children and four teachers died in this school”, says Mehmooda Gilliani, vice principal for a girl’s school in Muzaffarabad.
Ten years ago, the region was struck by an earthquake measuring 7,6 on the Richter scale. Muzafarrabad was close to the epicentre of the earthquake, and of the 75 000 people killed in Pakistan, 35 000 were children, crushed under concrete when their schools collapsed.