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Quake measuring 5.6 rocks Kashmir

PTI  Srinagar, March 12, 2012
First Published: 12:32 IST(12/3/2012) | Last Updated: 14:09 IST(12/3/2012)

A moderate intensity earthquake shook Kashmir Valley on Monday morning but there were no immediate reports of any casualty or damage.

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"An earthquake of magnitude 5.6 on the Richter Scale occurred in Northwest Kashmir at 11.36am " an official of the disaster management cell said.

He said the epicentre of the quake was in Gilgit area, which is under Pakistani control.

There are no immediate reports of any damage caused by the tremor, the official said.


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