A strong earthquake of magnitude 8.1 on the Richter scale jolted parts of Punjab and Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa on Monday.
Tremors were felt in Lahore, Islamabad, Faisalabad, Multan, Chitral, Mardan and nearby areas.
According to sources tremors were felt for over one minute. The quake spread panic among people and they rushed out of their homes, however; no loss of life or property has been reported so far.
Breaking News: Earthquake of 7.7 magnitude strikes in northern Pakistan – USGS
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Pure terror. A minute of a quake.
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— Zeeshan Salahuddin (@ZeeSalahuddin) October 26, 2015
— Mobeen Shafaat (@mobeenshafaat) October 26, 2015
The building outside my house just collapsed.
— IFtikhar Firdous (@IftikharFirdous) October 26, 2015
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Source: Express Tribune