Earthquake jolts Khyber Pakhtunkhwa’s Swat and adjacent area

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Earthquake jolts Khyber Pakhtunkhwa's Swat and adjacent area

Swat, JUN 8: Residents of Swat, Mingora, and adjacent regions were jolted by earthquake tremors on Saturday. According to the Seismological Centre, the earthquake registered a magnitude of 4.5 on the Richter scale and originated at a depth of 188 kilometers.

The epicentre was located in the border region between Afghanistan and Tajikistan.

Despite the intensity of the earthquake, there have been no reports of casualties or damage to property from any part of the capital or its neighboring regions.

In the aftermath of the earthquake, people came out of their homes in panic and started reciting verses from the Holy Quran. Meanwhile, no loss of life or property was reported from any part of the capital due to the earthquake.