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Mild 5.4 magnitude earthquake felt in several parts of Pakistan

ISLAMABAD: A mild earthquake measuring 5.4 on the Richter Scale struck several parts of the country including the provinces of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Punjab. The tremors were felt in several cities including Rawalpindi, Chiniot, Pindi Bhatian, Bhawal, Phalia and Kalabagh. The residents were jolted and came out of their homes in fear and shock. In KP and Azad Kashmir the earthquake tremors were felt in Peshawar, Mardan, Sargodha, Swat, Malakand, Lower Dir, Mohmand Agency, Shangla, Chilas, Kohistan, Mansehra, Balakot and…

Earthquake jolts parts of up-country including Swat, Abbottabad

ISLAMABAD: A sudden and violent shaking of the earth’s surface panicked residents in major areas of the upper country on Saturday. Tremors were felt in areas including Swat, Abbottabad, Batagram, Shangla and Chillas of Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa, ARY News reported. An earthquake measuring 5.5 on the Richter scale hit the areas with an epicentre approximately 10 kilometres beneath the earth near Pakpattan. Also Read: Earthquake jolts Nawabshah, Hyderabad, other areas of Sindh Following tremors, many evacuated their homes and…