Earthquake shakes major citis in Afghanistan

    Earthquake shakes major citis in Afghanistan

    April 10, Kabul: A magnitude 6.6 earthquake has been felt across the major cities across south-west Asia, mainly the cites in Afghanistan.

    According to the US Geological Survey (USGS), the earthquake struck in Afghanistan, close to its border with Tajikistan, at 10:28 GMT.

    There are reports the tremor was felt in Kabul, Islamabad, Lahore and Delhi, forcing residents to leave their homes.

    At least 27 people were admitted to hospital in Peshawar, media in Pakistan reported. There were no immediate reports of significant damage.

    In October 2015, a magnitude-7.5 quake in the same border area killed close to 300 people.

    The Oslo Times


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