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5.8-magnitude quake jolts Pakistan
5.8-magnitude quake jolts Pakistan

Islamabad, Oct 14 (TIWN) An earthquake measuring 5.8 on the Richter scale jolted Pakistan's Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province on Monday, although there were no reports of casualties or injuries.

According to Radio Pakistan the quake jolted Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and northern areas. KP Provincial Disaster Management Authority (PDMA) spokesman Taimur Ali said the earthquake was felt in Peshawar, Malakand, Mardan, Charsadda, Attock and in the Hazara division creating fear among locals. Locals added that jolts were felt in Shangla, Kohistan, Battagram, Torghar, Swat and other northern areas of the country, DawnNewsTV reported.  Ali said that no causalities were reported yet, adding that the PDMA was in contact with the district administration to collect details of damage that may have occurred.

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