Isfaq Ahmed, with the Pakistani Civil Defence, pauses inside the rubble of his house where his mother's body, partially seen background left, is buried under the debris it the northern Pakistani town of Muzaffarabad, one of the towns hit by Saturday's earthquake, Tuesday Oct. 11, 2005. A total of six of his relatives' bodies, Ahmed's mother, aunt, sister and 3 nephews and nieces are trapped beneath the rubble. The Pakistani government's official death toll remained at slightly over 20,000 people, but a senior army official who is close to the rescue operations, said that 'according to our assessment, the death toll is between 35,000 to 40,000 people.' (AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis)
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