5.2 magnitude earthquake jolts KP

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PESHAWAR: An earthquake measuring 5.2 on the Richter scale jolted Khyber Pakhtunkhwa’s Peshawar on Wednesday.

The epicenter of earthquake was located in Hindu Kush at a depth of 180kms.

The quake was also felt in Mansehra, Battagram, Torghar and Kohistan.

At least one person died and two others were injured on Sunday when a house collapsed after brief tremors Mirpur and adjoining areas in Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK).

At least 35 people died and hundreds were wounded when a 5.8 magnitude earthquake struck jolted several parts of Pakistan, particularly areas of AJK, Punjab, and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.

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