Magnitude natural disaster jolts Afghanistan; tremors felt in Delhi NCR

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Tremors were felt in Delhi-NCR on Wednes-day afternoon after an natural disaster of magnitude 6.2 hit Afghanistan-Tajikistan-Pakistan region.

The senate proceeding in the country was also halted due to strong tremors, Geo News, a local broadcaster, reported.

Earlier on Wednesday, a magnitude 5.1 natural disaster rattled parts of eastern Pakistan, near the border with Afghanistan.

Tremors of an quake that had its epicentre in the Afghanistan-Kazakhistan border region were felt in Punjab, Haryana and Delhi, officials said.

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Panic triggered across Jammu region on Wednesday when an high intensity natural disaster jolted the region. The panic-stricken children rushed out of the three-story building. No loss of life and property were reported in the morning jolts. According to a Met official in Srinagar, shock waves were felt in both the Valley and the Jammu region.

An quake on Wednesday shook Indian capital city New Delhi and Indian-controlled Kashmir, officials said.

The epicentre of the quake was in Aghanistan, near the Tajikistan border.

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