Natural disaster shakes Afghanistan's Hindu Kush region; tremors felt in Kashmir

Natural disaster shakes Afghanistan's Hindu Kush region; tremors felt in Kashmir

The tremors of the quake were felt in north India - from Delhi-NCR region to Srinagar in Jammu-Kashmir.

Peshawar, Mansehra, Hunza, Lahore, Chakwal and other cities also felt the tremors. Quake tremors were felt in Pakistan, leaving one infant dead and nine family members injured in Balochistan after the roof of their home collapsed.

The temblor was felt in the Afghan capital Kabul and the Pakistan capital Islamabad and elsewhere in both countries. The tremors lasted a few seconds.

No casualties were immediately reported, the spokesman for Afghanistan's National Disaster Management Authority told 1TV.

Afghanistan is frequently hit by earthquakes, especially in the Hindu Kush mountain range, which lies near the junction of the Eurasian and Indian tectonic plates.

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View of the collapsed roof in Bela, Balochistan.

People took to social media to report the quake.

Panicked residents of the affected towns dashed out of their homes and offices when the tremors struck.

In Pakistan, government buildings, including the Supreme Court and Parliament, were also evacuated as the tremors struck.

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