Medium intensity Earthquake hits India-Pakistan border

The tremors of the quake were felt in Muzaffarabad, Peshawar, Gilgit and Chilas. Some tremors were also felt in Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir and Pakistan’s capital Islamabad

Arnima Dwivedi

Arnima DwivediBy Arnima Dwivedi

Published on 1 Oct 2016 11:19 AM GMT

Medium intensity Earthquake hits India-Pakistan border
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Srinagar: The India-Pakistan border was hit by a medium intensity earthquake measuring 5.4 on the Richter scale on Saturday, tweeted National Disaster Response Force (NDRF).

The tremors of the quake were felt in Muzaffarabad, Peshawar, Gilgit and Chilas. Some tremors were also felt in Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir and Pakistan’s capital Islamabad.

The majorly affected part was the area under Pakistani territory—117 kilometre east of Mingaora. There were, however, no reports of loss of life and property.

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Tweet by NDRF:

More details were awaited.

Arnima Dwivedi

Arnima Dwivedi

A journalist, presently working as a sub-editor with newstrack.com. I love exploring new genres of humans and humanity.

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