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6.2 magnitude earthquake rocks Pakistan

Parts of northern Pakistan, including capital Islamabad, was rocked by a moderate earthquake measuring 6.2 on the richter scale early Sunday morning.

world Updated: Feb 28, 2010 10:50 IST

Parts of northern Pakistan, including capital Islamabad, was rocked by a moderate earthquake measuring 6.2 on the richter scale early Sunday morning.

Tremors were felt in Lower Dir, Swat, Bunir, Hangu, Malakand, Shangla, Nowshera, Mansehra, Balakot, Attock, Peshawar and Momhand Agency, The News reports.

Meteorological officials said that the epicentre of the quake was somewhere in the Hindu Kush mountain range in Afghanistan.

Panic prevailed in people across the region after the tremor.

No loss of life and property was reported till reports were last filed.