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Earthquake tremors felt in Punjab, including Lahore

LAHORE: Earthquake tremors were felt in parts of Punjab including Lahore and surrounding areas, sources reported Wednesday. 

Different cities of Punjab including Lahore, Faisalabad, Gujranwala, Sheikhupura, Okara and Kasoor were experienced an earthquake on Wednesday.

Panic-stricken residents rushed out of their homes to the safety of the open area. So far, no reports of casualties or damage to property have been reported.

During the past few months, as many as thirty earthquakes have occurred in different parts of the country.

M M Alam

M. M. Alam is a Pakistan-based working journalist since 1981. Karachi University faculty gold medalist Alam began his career four decades ago by writing for Dawn, Pakistan’s highest circulating English daily. He has worked for region’s leading publications, global aviation periodicals including Rotors (of USA) and vetted New York Times as permanent employee of daily Express Tribune. Alam regularly covers international aviation and defense-related events including Salon Du Bourget (France), Farnborough (United Kingdom), Dubai (UAE). Alam has reported thousands of events and interviewed hundreds of people in Pakistan, UAE, EU, UK and USA. Being Francophone Alam also coordinates with a number of French publications.