Photo Credit – Shamatura Ilya
The sound of the earth shaking was still vivid in his memory. He only had seconds to react and take his family along with himself out to safety. The 6.5 magnitude temblor at 2:57am had jolted the entire city out from it’s slumber.
The continuous aftershocks in the next few days ensured that almost everyone was forced to sleep under the open sky.
On returning back after a couple of weeks, he burst into tears seeing his once beautiful house.
“I spent my entire life’s earning to build this abode only for it to be destroyed by an act of God!”