Quake jolts Pakistan

Islamabad, May 1 (IANS) A moderate earthquake of 5.8-magnitude rocked parts of Pakistan Wednesday, a media report said.

Tremors were felt in different cities, including Lahore, Islamabad, and Abbottabad.

The quake’s magnitude was recorded 5.8 on the Richter scale and its epicentre was in eastern Kashmir, some 245 km from Islamabad, reported Dawn.

Last month, a major earthquake had struck the region near the Iran-Pakistan border, killing 34 people in Balochistan province.

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