Quake spread panic among people and they rushed out of their homes; no loss of life reported so far
A strong earthquake of magnitude 7.7 on the Richter scale jolted parts of Punjab and Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa on Monday.
Tremors were felt in Lahore, Islamabad, Faisalabad, Multan, Chitral, Mardan and nearby areas.
Strong earthquake jolts Islamabad, parts of K-P
According to sources tremors were felt for over one minute. The quake spread panic among people and they rushed out of their homes, however; no loss of life or property has been reported so far.
Aftershocks are still being felt and people have been advised to vacate buildings, Express News reported.
Serious earthquake tremors in Delhi for long. Still shaking.
— Hari Kumar (@HariNYT) October 26, 2015
Pure terror. A minute of a quake.
— karachikhatmal (@karachikhatmal) October 26, 2015
Massive #earthquake felt in #Islamabad. Shakes lasted up to two minutes, violently shook walls and vehicles. @Fahdhusain @MJibranNasir
— Zeeshan Salahuddin (@ZeeSalahuddin) October 26, 2015
So a massive #Earthquake in #Lahore and everyone evacuates pic.twitter.com/SUyAH5QATl
— Mobeen Shafaat (@mobeenshafaat) October 26, 2015
Earthquake ongoing. #Lahore. pic.twitter.com/m1WodKEHxy
— Gul Bukhari (@gulbukhari) October 26, 2015
The building outside my house just collapsed.
— IFtikhar Firdous (@IftikharFirdous) October 26, 2015