Earthquake Struck Swat and Vicinity

Written by  Published by:Pakistan Views Tuesday, 26 January 2016 16:58

PESHAWAR: An earthquake has been reportedly struck areas of Swat city and adjoining areas to include Chitral and Dir.

Witnesses claim people to have rushed out of their homes in order to escape any looming disaster. The intensity of the quake is still unknown.

On October 26, a 7.5 magnitude quake ripped across Pakistan and Afghanistan, killing more than 390 people in total. In Pakistan, at least 276 people had perished in the calamity.

Pakistan had confirmed death toll at 272, with 2,227 people injured and nearly 25,000 homes damaged, mostly in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, where temperatures were already plunging below zero at night.

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