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Earthquake measuring 6.5 jolts upper parts of country including HUnza

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Panic gripped citizens when an earthquake — measuring 6.5 on Richter scale — jolted northern parts of the country including Islamabad on Monday afternoon

he meteorological authorities said that the epicentre of the earthquake was in Hindu Kush mountains in Afghanistan, having coordinates of 36.52 N and 71.30 E.

The quake struck 224 kilometres deep beneath the Hindu Kush mountains and close to the Wakhan Corridor, the narrow strip of far northeastern Afghanistan that lies between Tajikistan and Pakistan

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