Earthquake jolts Jammu and Kashmir

Srinagar, April 10: An earthquake of 6.8 magnitude rocked Jammu and Kashmir on Sunday afternoon, sending panicked residents running out of their homes and other buildings into the streets.

“A quake measuring 6.8 on the Richter scale occurred at 3.58 p.m. today (Sunday) in Jammu and Kashmir. Its epicentre was in Hindukush region of Afghanistan at a depth of 190 km,” Sonam Lotus, director of the regional meteorological office, said.

A house was damaged at Tantreypora Palhallan belonging to Abdul Rashid Dar S/o Ghulam Rasool Dar.

House damagged in earthquake at Tantreypora

Earthquake damaged several structures across the valley pic of House damaged at Habba Kadal area of Srinagar

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