Islamabad, Oct 27: Pakistani star-cricketer Shahid Afridi visited the survivors of the devastating Earthquake on Tuesday. Making a tour to his home region of Peshawar, Afridi visited a number of medical camps and extended moral and monetary support to the victims. The devastating Earthquake originating from Hindukush belt had the worst impact in the region of North Pakistan and Western Afghanistan. Also Read - 34 Killed, Hundreds Injured After Earthquake of 6.2 Magnitude Rocks Indonesia's Sulawesi Islands
More than 300 people have been reportedly killed in the earthquake on Monday. In the Pathan-dominated region of Khyber Pankhtunkhwa, around 179 people have lost their lives. Saddened by the rampant loss of human life and property, Afridi announced monetary help of Rs 5 million. (ALSO READ: Earthquake of 7.7 magnitude hits Afghanistan; 150 dead in Pakistan, 21 killed in Afghanistan; no casualty from India (View Pics) Also Read - Mild Intensity Earthquake Jolts Noida, No Damage Reported so Far
The donation was made by Afridi after visiting Lady Reading Hospital in the early hours of the day. Subsequently, he updated his fans on social media of his pious act. Also Read - Earthquake of Magnitude 4.2 Hits Kareri in Himachal Pradesh
Afridi is known for undertaking philanthropic activities. The all-rounder was first among the cricketing world to extend a helping hand to the quake victims. Earlier too, he has donated families who have suffered the onslaught of militancy and terrorism. In January, he granted Rs 5 million for the reconstruction of Pakistan Army School which was brought down by Tehreek-e-Taliban militants.