Mashkel

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Mashkel
Tehsil
Country Pakistan
Time zone UTC+5 (PST)

Mashkel (Urdu and Balochi: مشخیل‎) is a tehsil of Kharan District, Balochistan, Pakistan.

The population of Kharan district was estimated to be over 250,000 in 2005. Over 99% of the people of the area are Muslims. The main Baloch tribes of the district are Nausherwani and Siapad.

The town was hit by a strong earthquake in April 2013, demolishing around 85 percent of the city's buildings.[1]

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  1. ^ "Earthquake flattens Pakistan town". 3 News NZ. April 19, 2013.