Tremors jolt parts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

An earthquake of 4.7 magnitude on the Richter scale struck Peshawar and adjoining areas.


Express May 15, 2011

An earthquake of 4.7 magnitude on the Richter scale struck Peshawar and adjoining areas on Sunday.


Express 24/7 correspondent Iftikhar Firdous reports that the tremors were of low-intensity and have not caused any damage.


Director General of the meteorological office Arif Mehmood said that the tremors occurred in areas that lie on the fault line, and also take place due to the active Hindukush region.


Mehmood said these tremors were not foreboding a larger earthquake.

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