Aftershock from 2005 quake rattles Islamabad

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February 11, 2006 08:39

 
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A moderate 5.2 magnitude aftershock from last October's massive earthquake rattled Pakistan's capital and several other areas Saturday, creating panic among residents, an official said. There were no immediate reports of damage or casualties. The quake shook Islamabad, Peshawar, the capital of North West Frontier Province, Kashmir - which was devastated by the October quake - and other areas, said Nasir Mahmood, an official at the Seismological Center. He said the epicenter of the quake was about 200 kilometers northeast of Peshawar in the mountainous region of Hazara. Some 1,700 aftershocks have been felt in Pakistan and its portion of Kashmir since the magnitude-7.6 quake hit on Oct. 8, leaving about 87,000 people dead and around 3.5 million homeless.

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