Quake tremors jolt var­i­ous parts of Pak­istan, 1 girl killed and 15 in­jured

The Miracle - - Opinion -

A mi­nor girl was killed and at least 15 oth­ers in­jured as a 6.1-mag­ni­tude earth­quake jolted var­i­ous parts of the coun­try on Wed­nes­day, Dawn­News re­ported. Tremors were re­ported in Quetta, Karachi, La­hore, Is­lam­abad, Pe­shawar, Charsadda, Mur­ree, Sar­godha, Shangla, Haripur and Gu­jran­wala, as well as parts of In­dia, Kash­mir and Afghanistan. Ac­cord­ing to the United States Ge­o­log­i­cal Sur­vey (USGS), the epi­cen­tre of the 6.1-mag­ni­tude earth­quake is 35 kilo­me­tres south of Jarm in Afghanistan. The depth of the quake was es­ti­mated to be 191.2km, USGS added. Jarm, was hit by a dev­as­tat­ing 7.5 mag­ni­tude quake in Oc­to­ber 2015, trig­ger­ing land­slides and flat­ten­ing build­ings, killing more than 380 peo­ple across the re­gion. The bulk of the recorded ca­su­al­ties were in Pak­istan, where 248 peo­ple were killed, in­clud­ing 202 in Khy­ber Pakhtunkhwa (KP), and more than 1,600 in­jured.

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