POSTED: 6:53 p.m. HST, Sep 25, 2013
LAST UPDATED: 7:20 p.m. HST, Sep 25, 2013
QUETTA, Pakistan >> A Pakistani government spokesman says that the death toll from the country's horrific earthquake has risen to 348.
The spokesman for the Baluchistan provincial government, Jan Mohammad Bulaidi, said Thursday that another 552 people have been injured.
The massive 7.7 magnitude quake hit southwestern Pakistan on Tuesday.
Rescuers have struggled to reach hard-hit areas in what is the country's largest and most impoverished region.