Mild quake shakes Kashmir

February 25th, 2008 - 3:53 pm ICT by admin  

Srinagar, Feb 25 (IANS) A mild tremor shook the Kashmir valley Monday, causing panic among the residents here. “A mild tremor was felt here at 12.55 p.m. We are working out the magnitude and other details of the quake,” G.R. Rather, meteorologist at the weather office told IANS.

“No damage has so far been reported from anywhere,” he said.

People in many places ran out of their offices and homes.

“I was sitting in my shop when the chair in which I was sitting started rocking. I ran out of the shop, but the tremor was soon over,” said Nazir Ahmad, a shopkeeper here.

Reports from south Kashmir’s Pulwama district said people panicked due to the tremor.

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