2 quakes rock Valley
Srinagar, Mar 12: Two earthquakes of moderate intensity shook Kashmir Valley within three hours Monday but there were no reports of any casualty or damage.
ďAn earthquake measuring 5.6 on the Richter scale rocked Northwest Kashmir at 1136 hrs,Ē an official of the Disaster Management Cell said.
He said the epicentre of the quake was in Gilgit area in Pakistan.
Another tremor measuring 4.5 on the Richter scale was experienced at 1356 hrs, the official said.
The two quakes caused panic but there were no reports of any casualty or damage to property, he said.
Pakistan-administered Kashmir and areas of Kashmir valley along the Line of Control, located in highly active Siesmic Zone V, were devastated by a 7.6-magnitude temblor in October 2005.
The monster quake killed over 75,000 people in PaK and 1300 in the Valley.
Lastupdate on : Mon, 12 Mar 2012 21:30:00 Makkah time
Lastupdate on : Mon, 12 Mar 2012 18:30:00 GMT
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