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5.5 magnitude earthquake hits Pakistan, no casualties reported

Epicentre of the earthquake was located in the Hindu Kush Region in Afghanistan.

world Updated: Apr 18, 2017 09:16 IST
Epicentre of the earthquake was located in the Hindu Kush Region in Afghanistan.
Epicentre of the earthquake was located in the Hindu Kush Region in Afghanistan.

A 5.5 magnitude earthquake jolted various cities of Pakistan, including Islamabad and Lahore in the wee hours of Tuesday.

People came out of their homes in panic and started reciting verses from the Holy Quran.

No loss of life was reported due to the earthquake, Dunya News reported.

According to the US geological survey, the epicentre of the earthquake was located in the Hindu Kush Region in Afghanistan at the depth of 180 kilometre.