Pakistan

ISLAMABAD (Staff Report) – A 4.4 magnitude earthquake at Richter Scale jolted Sawat and surrounding areas on Thursday morning, said Meteorological Department.


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The epicenter of tremors was found to be Afghanistan’s Hindukush region.

Fear and panic has gripped the residents, especially in the mountainous regions which received a 7.5 strong earthquake on October 26 – centred in the Hindu Kush, the 800km mountain range that stretches between central Afghanistan and northern Pakistan – leaving more than 300 people dead and over 2,000 injured.