5.6 magnitude earthquake hits parts of country


An earthquake measuring 5.6 at the Richter scale hit several areas of Punjab, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Gilgit-Baltistan and Kashmir on Tuesday morning.


The tremors were also felt in Islamabad, Rawalpindi, Peshawar, Malakand, Swat, Lower Dir, Abbottabad, Mansehra and several areas of Gilgit-Baltistan and Kashmir.

There are no reports of loss of life and material.