Earthquake tremors felt in Delhi-NCR


Tremors Felt In Kashmir, Delhi, NCR

Strong earthquake tremours were felt today in parts of Jammu & Kashmir and in some parts of Delhi, NCR.

According to early reports,  an earthquake has hit Pakistan and Afghanistan for the second time today at around 4.20 P.M.

More details earthquake awaited

Earlier today, a 5.5-magnitude earthquake jolted northwest Pakistan's Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province, injuring at least nine children and causing panic among the residents, media reports said.

The epicenter of the quake was northwestern city of Bannu at a depth of 12 kilometres. The temblor  felt in the Swat Valley and Peshawar, the capital of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province bordering Afghanistan, Pakistan Meteorological Department quoted as saying by the Express Tribune.

At least nine children injured in Bannu's Government Model School near Tankhi Bazaar, it said.

The panic-stricken children rushed out of the three-story building. Few jumped from second and third floor of the building. The injured moved to District Headquarters Hospital, the report said.

Last month, a 5.6-magnitude earthquake jolted many towns of Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa province. The epicenter of the quake was at the depth of 200 kilometres in Hindu Kush mountain area of Afghanistan.

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