Pakistan shaken by earthquake, 4 killed, 50 injured


Earthquake tremors were felt in Pakistan capital Islamabad and several cities of Pakistan-administered Kashmir on Tuesday evening.

According to officials, the news of the death of four people, including a child, is reported in Pakistan-administered Kashmir due to the impact of the earthquake. Around 50 other people have also been injured.

According to the United States Geological Survey, the intensity of the earthquake was 5.8 and its epicenter was about five kilometers from Jhelum city in Punjab province of Pakistan.

Apart from Pakistan-administered Kashmir due to the earthquake, reports of damage have been reported from Pakistan's capital Islamabad, Lahore, Peshawar, and many cities.

SP Irfan Salim of Mirpur district of Pakistan-administered Kashmir has said, "Four people have died due to the impact of the earthquake. They include a child."

He said, "About 50 people have been injured due to the impact of the earthquake. The condition of some of them is critical. The death toll is expected to increase."

Earthquake tremors have also been felt in many cities of India including Delhi. However, till now no news of damage has been received from India.

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