Earth­quake hits Malakand

Pakistan Observer - - NATIONAL -

PESHAWAR—A mod­er­ate in­ten­sity earth­quake, mea­sur­ing 5.0 mag­ni­tudes on the Richter Scale, struck dif­fer­ent ar­eas of Malakand Di­vi­sion in­clud­ing Chi­tral in Sun­day’s wee hours.

Ac­cord­ing to Pak­istan’s Me­te­o­ro­log­i­cal De­part­ment, the epi­cen­ter of the quake was lo­cated in bor­der area of Afghanistan and Ta­jik­istan at a depth of 85 kilo­me­ters. There were no im­me­di­ate re­ports of dam­age or ca­su­al­ties.—APP

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