Quake jolts Doda, Kishtwar, sparks panic

Last Updated: Tuesday, September 3, 2013 - 15:00

Bhaderwah: An earthquake of moderate intensity on Tuesday shook Kishtwar and Doda districts of Jammu and Kashmir, triggering panic among people.

The quake, measuring 4.4 on the Richter scale, jolted the region at 1:36 PM, Met officials said.

The epicentre of the quake was 33 km north of Kishtwar and 75 km south of Kashmir, they said.
There were no reports of any loss of life or damage to property, officials said.

Panic-stricken people rushed out of their homes as the quake struck.

A tremor measuring 3.4 on the Richter scale had hit the area on Sunday.

PTI



First Published: Tuesday, September 3, 2013 - 15:00

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