Tuesday , February 20 2018

Strong earthquakeTremors jolted Pakistan, a girl killed

Islamabad: Intense tremors were felt in various cities of Punjab, Balochistan, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Azad Kashmir, including federal capital Islamabad today on Wednesday.

There were reports of earthquake tremors in Peshawar, Islamabad, Lahore, Abbottabad, Harbor, Para Chinar, Mohmand Agency, Mardan, Chennai, Charsadda, DI Khan, Tank, Lucky Marwat, Shangla, Swat, Mingora, Bella and various cities of  AJK.

According to the media reports, earthquake shock was felt in different parts of Pakistan, whose record was recorded at 6.1 magnitude.

The earthquake hit  Balochistan’s  Belah area, which resulted  in a death of a minor girl, 9 injured  and  a roof collapsing.

According to earlier reports Koh Kohkal Region of  Afghanistan was the epi-centre  and the depths of 169 km in the center of the earthquake.

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