Moderate earthquake jolts parts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

Earthquake jolts several areas of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

PESHAWAR: An earthquake measuring 5.2 on the Richter scale jolted parts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa in the wee hours of Saturday.
The tremor was felt in Peshawar, Charsadda, Mardan, Nowshera, Abbottabad, Mansehra, Haripur, and other adjoining areas. The epicenter of the earthquake was located in the border region of Afghanistan and Tajikistan at a depth of 230 kilometres.
People came out of their homes in panic and started reciting verses from the Holy Quran. No loss of life or damage to property was reported in the earthquake.


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