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Strong quake jolts Pakistan-Afghanistan border area

world Updated: Oct 23, 2009 07:47 IST
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The US Geological Survey (USGS) has said that a 6.2-magnitude earthquake hit the Pakistan-Afghanistan border area at 12.21 am local time on Friday, Xinhua reported.

A local TV channel claimed that tremors of 6.7-magnitude were felt in Pakistani cities of Islamabad, Lahore and Peshawar, the report said.

The USGS located the epicenter in the Hindu Kush region of Afghanistan, the report added.

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