ISLAMABAD, Oct 26 (APP): Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif Monday directed Governor Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Sardar Mahtab Ahmed to immediately mobilise tribal administration for relief, rescue and damage assessment.

The Prime Minister soon after the earthquake measuring 8.1 on the Richter scale, directed setting up of a crisis cell to coordinate with all federal civil military and provincial agencies for damage assessment and rescue, relief and recovery.

The cell will work round the clock, a statement from the PM House said.