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3.9 magnitude moderate tremor jolts Bhaderwah

PTI  Bhaderwah , July 12, 2013
First Published: 13:27 IST(12/7/2013) | Last Updated: 13:31 IST(12/7/2013)

A low intensity tremor shook Bhaderwah valley and adjoining areas in Doda-Kishtwar belt of Jammu and Kashmir in the wee hours on Friday, triggering panic among the people.

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The moderate intensity tremor measuring 3.9 on the Richter scale shook the valley at around 1:09am, Met officials said.

There was no immediate report of any casualty or injury reported from anywhere, the officials said.

However, it triggered fear among the people, most of whom were sleeping at their homes when the tremors shook the valley, leading them to rush out of their houses.

In May, Bhaderwah and adjoining areas witnessed 37 tremors.


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