Magnitude 5.0 earthquake jolts Islamabad, KP & AJK

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ISLAMABAD: Panic gripped the federal capital and other northern areas including Azad Jammu and Kashmir as a moderate earthquake struck the northern region Monday morning.

According to National Seismic Monitoring Centre, an earthquake of 5.0 magnitude struck the country’s northern areas at 11:40 am.

However, no casualties or loss of material were reported from the region.

The epicenter of the earthquake was the border region in Azad Kashmir, NSMC added.