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Earthquake jolts Islamabad and the surrounding areas

Earthquake jolts Islamabad and the surrounding areas!

A 6.1-magnitude earthquake jolted parts of Punjab and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa in the wee hours of Wednesday.

The strong tremors were felt in areas including Islamabad, Multan, Bhakkar, Phalia, Peshawar, Malakand, Swat, Mianwali, Pakpattan, Buner, and various other locations.

According to the Pakistan Meteorological Department’s National Seismic Monitoring Centre, the magnitude of the earthquake was measured at 6.1 on the Richter Scale.


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It was earlier reported that a magnitude 6.0 earthquake struck Southeastern Afghanistan.

The tremors of the massive earthquake were felt in the region including Kabul, Northern areas of Pakistan including the federal capital Islamabad.

Preliminary reports suggested that the epicenter of the earthquake was 21KM South West of Khost, near the Afghanistan-Pakistan border.

This is a developing story however, reactions are pouring in on the Twitter timeline.


Saman Siddiqui

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