Earthquake jolts several parts of Pakistan including capital Islamabad
*ISLAMABAD - Medium intensity **Earthquake jolts several parts of Pakistan including capital Islamabad, private media has reported.*
*An earthquake on Thursday jolt**ed several parts of the country, no loss of life or property has been reported thus far.*
According to the meteorological office (MET), the earthquake was felt in Islamabad, Rawalpindi, Chakwal, Mardan, Abbottabad, Swat, Upper Dir, Malakand, Rawlakot, Peshawar, Charsadda, Mansehra, Mohmand, Bajaur and parts of Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK) with the intensity of 5.2 on the Richter scale.
Feeling the jolts, the residents of the aforesaid areas left their houses and offices and started reciting Kalma-e-Tayyaba.
The epicenter of the quake was Hindukush mountain range in Afghanistan, 251 meters deep in the ground.