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Earthquake shakes KPK today

ISLAMABAD: A 5.3 magnitude earthquake jolted parts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) and its surrounding areas today.
According to the Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD), it jolted KP including Lower Dir, Buner, Swat, Battagram, Swabi and Malakand districts, reported private news channel.
The depth of the quake was estimated to be 113km while its epicenter was Hindu Kush mountain region in Afghanistan.


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.