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Earthquake jolts Chitral, adjoining areas

Earthquake jolts Chitral, adjoining areas

An earthquake measuring four.2 was reported in Chitral and adjoining areas of Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa early on Monday morning.

In keeping with The News Observers, tremors had been felt in Chitral and surrounding areas at round 5:30 am. The epicentre of the quake was decided to be deep within the Hindu Kush vary close to the Afghanistan-Tajikistan border.

Whereas there have been no casualties, experiences counsel some properties did maintain minor injury. Residents remained cautious within the aftermath of the early morning quake however life had largely returned to normalcy by the afternoon.

In April final yr, a 5.6-magnitude earthquake jolted many cities of Ok-P. Tremors had been felt in Chitral, Batkhela, Bunir, Swat, Shangla, Malakand, Dir and Swabi districts.

No lack of life or property was reported after the earthquake, the epicentre of which was at a depth of 200 kilometres within the Hindu Kush mountain space of Afghanistan.

Earlier, in January final yr, not less than two individuals had been killed and several other others injured as an earthquake measuring four.9 on the Richter scale struck a number of components of Pakistan.

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