Earthquake shakes the Kashmir valley, under construction fly over faces minor damage 

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By Fast Kashmir on 31/01/2018.

Srinagar, Jan 31: Panic gripped in the length and breadth of Kashmir Valley on Wesnesday noon after tremors felt in parts of South Asian region with intensity of 6.2 on the Richter Scale. There was no report of any casualties till this reports was filed.

The tremors also felt in Islamabad, New Delhi and adjoining states of India and Pakistan.

There were no reports of any casualties till this report was filed, however, in Srinagar under construction flyover faced a minor damage after a girder being lifting by crane got imbalanced.

Director Era Satish Razdan while talking to KNB, said “there is minor damage in fly over, it is perfect, rest things will come out after i will collect data from the site”.

He added “ a girder being lifted by crane to be placed upon the pillars due to the shaking of the earth got imbalanced and girder fell on the crane causing minor damage.

The epicentre of the quake was located 35 kilometres south of Jarm, Afghanistan, as per the USGS.(KNB)

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