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Earthquake jolts Indian sub-continent again

A massive earthquake measuring 7.5 on richter scale jolted north India, with panic-stricken people rushing out of houses and buildings that shook during the temblor lasting almost a minute.

News Nation Bureau | Updated : 27 October 2015, 02:46:40 PM
Massive earthquake jolts North India

Massive earthquake jolts North India

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The earthquake epicentred in the Hindukush mountain range in Afghanistan struck at around 2.40 PM, sending ripples across Jammu and Kashmir, Delhi-National Capital Region (NCR), Punjab, Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand and Rajasthan.
Earthquake aftermath

Earthquake aftermath

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Over 300 people are confirmed to have been killed a day after a powerful 7.5 magnitude earthquake rocked Pakistan and Afghanistan as rescuers scrambled to deliver relief aid to victims.
Earthquake aftermath

Earthquake aftermath

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The death toll in the quake - the strongest in 10 years - in Pakistan has now risen to 237 from the earlier figure of 228 which included 214 dead in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA), 5 in Punjab, and 9 in PoK, local media reports said.
Earthquake aftermath

Earthquake aftermath

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The initial quake struck at 2:09 pm yesterday and was followed by seven aftershocks, measuring as high as magnitude 4.8, according to the United States Geological Survey (USGS).
Earthquake aftermath

Earthquake aftermath

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The National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) said at least 1,620 people have been injured across Pakistan.
Earthquake aftermath

Earthquake aftermath

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Thousands spent the night outdoors in near-freezing temperatures reluctant to go back inside for fear of aftershocks, Pakistani media reported.
Earthquake aftermath

Earthquake aftermath

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In Afghanistan, over 90 people have been killed and 300 injured so far as the death toll is expected to rise.