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Earthquake tremors felt in Peshawar, adjoining areas

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PESHAWAR: The Meteorological Department of Pakistan has said that strong earthquake tremors were felt in several parts of  Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) including Peshawar.

According to a statement by the PMD, the tremors were felt in the Malakand region, Peshawar along with adjoining areas the recorded ferocity of the earthquake was 5.2 on the Richter scale.

“The epicenter of the earthquake has been revealed to be the Hindukush mountain range in Afghanistan,” the PMD said in its statement.

“The depth of the earthquake was determined to be 180 kilometers underneath the Hindukush terrain.”

“Tremors were also felt in the areas of Abbottabad, Swat, Mardan, and areas close to their vicinity,” it added.


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M. Nasir Uddin commenced his career 25 years ago as sub-editor with PPI News Agency. For the last 20 years he remained associated with leading Urdu daily Express brought out from over ten different stations simultaneously. He reports religious parties, national politics and local bodies etc.