Tremors felt in Swat, Battagram, other parts of KPK

September 5, 2016

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SWAT: Earthquake jolts and tremors were felt in Swat, Battagram and other areas in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa early this morning, SAMAA reported.

The jolts felt in KPK’s Battagram District caused a stampede injuring 35 students at a private school in Allai Tehsil, rescue officials quoted.

Those injured have been hospitalized, according to rescue officials.

Other parts, including Abbotabad and Mansehra, also reported tremors.

According to sources, the intensity of the earthquake was recorded 4.5 on the Richter scale and was at a depth of 9km. –SAMAA