Quake jolts Kashmir Valley, no casualty or damage
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Last Updated: Wednesday, January 04, 2012, 23:38
  
Srinagar: An earthquake measuring 4.0 on the Richter scale jolted the Kashmir Valley tonight but there were no reports of any casualties or damage to properties.

The slight intensiy quake with the epicentre in Jammu and Kashmir struck at 2201 hours and lasted three seconds , Aamir Ali, an official of the Natural Disaster Management Cell, told agency.

There were no reports of any casualty or damage to buildings due to the tremor which caused panic among the residents of the Valley.

Kashmir Valley lies in Seismic Zone V which is highly earthquake-prone.

PTI


First Published: Wednesday, January 04, 2012, 23:38


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