5.3 magnitude quake jolts KP


PESHAWAR: An earthquake measuring 5.3 on the International Richter Scale jolted most of the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa districts at around 2:57 a.m. on Monday, Geological Center informed. The tremors were felt in Peshawar, Mardan, Abbottabad, Dir, Swabi, Charsadda and other districts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. The epicenter of the earthquake was in the mountainous range of Koh e Hindukush Afghanistan. Late night tremors created panic among the people however no loss to life or property was reported till filing of this report. APP