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Earthquake jolts Islamabad, parts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

No casualties, injuries reported

SAMAA | - Posted: Apr 13, 2021 | Last Updated: 1 month ago
SAMAA |
Posted: Apr 13, 2021 | Last Updated: 1 month ago
Earthquake jolts Islamabad, parts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

Photo: AFP

A 5.3-magnitude earthquake jolted Islamabad, the Swat Valley, and adjacent areas of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Tuesday.

According to the National Seismic Monitoring Centre, the earthquake had its epicenter in the Hindu Kush mountain range. So far, no loss of life or property has been reported. The earthquake was 169km deep.

After tremors were reported, people came out of their houses and started reciting verses from the Holy Quran. Chaos ensued in the areas as well.

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