Magnitude 6 earthquake hits Lahore, Islamabad, nearby areas

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Tremors felt as far as India’s New Delhi and adjoining areas, held Kashmir, Uzbekistan, Afghanistan

Lahore, Islamabad, Peshawar, and their adjoining areas in Punjab and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa experienced a strong earthquake around 2:30pm on Thursday. 

The strong tremors lasted at least five to six seconds before subsiding. In the capital city, people were seen coming out of high-rise buildings.