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5.2 earthquake hits Afghanistan, Hindu Kush region epicentre

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Mar 31, 2012 at 11:55am IST

New Delhi: An earthquake measuring 5.2 on the Richter scale hit Afghanistan on Saturday morning, sending tremors as far as Kashmir. The epicentre of the quake was said to be the Hindu Kush region. There have been no reports of casualties so far.

"An earthquake of 5.2 magnitude was experienced at 9.46 am in Kashmir Valley," Aamir Ali, coordinator of Natural Disaster Management Cell, said.

This is the second tremor to shake the valley this month. On March 12, a moderate intensity quake was experienced in Kashmir Valley.

5.2 quake hits Afghanistan, Kashmir feels tremors

The epicentre of the earthquake was said to be the Hindu Kush region.

(With additional information from PTI)


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