Earthquake jolts parts of GB

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GILGIT An earthquake jolted different parts of Gilgit on Thursday. Tremors were felt in Jaglot, Thaleji, Astur and adjoining areas. According to the initial reports the magnitude, depth and the epicentre of the earthquake remained unknown. After tremors, the people of the area came out of their house by reciting Kalma-e-Tayyaba, in order to save themselves from any hazard. No casualty or damage reported so far. On February 26, an earthquake of 5.0 magnitude hit Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK), Narowal, Zafarwal and other suburban parts. According to the Met officials, the depth of the quake was 10 kilometres inside the land that jolted various part of Azad Jammu and Kashmir. No casualty or damage reported from the affected areas so far.—INP