Earthquake jolts Lahore, parts of Punjab


LAHORE – A mild earthquake shook Lahore and its surrounding areas on Saturday morning.

According to media reports, the jolts of the earthquake were felt in Lahore, Mureedke, Shahdara and Nankana Sahib.

There were no immediate reports of casualties or loss of property and the epicentre of the quake is also still unknown.

According to Pakistan metrological Department, the intensity of the quake was measured at 3.53 on the Richter scale.

The earthquake resulted in panic among the local people and they rushed out of their homes, shops and other buildings reciting verses of the Holy Quran.