Quake rocks JK
Srinagar, Apr 25: An earthquake measuring 5.0 on the Richter scale struck Jammu and Kashmir Monday morning. The epicentre of the quake was located in Pakistan, the local disaster management authority said.
“The mild intensity earthquake struck at 6.25 am. Its epicentre lay in Pakistan. No damage has been reported from anywhere so far,” said Amir Ali, in-charge of the disaster management cell at the Divisional Commissioner’s office here.
“No reports of any damage to life or property have been received,” the officials added.
It may be mentioned that more than half a dozen earthquakes have rocked the Valley during the last two months. Jammu and Kashmir is located in a highly seismic zone.
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