Earthquake jolts felt in northern Pakistan

Published Oct 28, 2012 12:38pm

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ISLAMABAD: Earthquake jolts were felt in different areas of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Punjab, Azad Kashmir and Islamabad.

The tremors of the earthquake were felt in Peshawar, Haripur, Abbotabad, Mansehra, Swat, Malakand, Mardan, Sargodha, Abbotabad, Charsadda, lower Dir and Khyber agency of the tribal belt.

The metrological department said that  the intensity of the earthquake was 5.3 on the Richter scale. Adding that, the department said that the epi-center of the earthquake was at the border of Afghanistan and Tajikistan.

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