Magnitude 5.9 earthquake rocks Pakistan, Afghanistan, north India

The epicentre of the quake was in the Hindu Kush region of Afghanistan. 

Updated: Nov 23, 2015, 00:38 AM IST
Magnitude 5.9 earthquake rocks Pakistan, Afghanistan, north India
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New Delhi: An earthquake measuring 5.9 on the Richter scale jolted parts of Pakistan, Afghanistan and India on late Sunday night.

In India, the tremor was felt in parts of northwest India, including Jammu and Kashmir and the national capital.

The tremor was also felt in Pakistani cities of Islamabad, Lahore and Peshawar, and in the Afghan capital Kabul, reports said.

The epicenter of the quake was in the Hindu Kush region of Afghanistan. 

Further details are awaited.