Moderate earthquake jolts Pakistan

December 29th, 2008 - 11:42 am ICT by IANS  

Islamabad, Dec 29 (Xinhua) An earthquake measuring 5.7 on the Richter scale jolted most parts of northwestern Pakistan Monday morning, a seismological centre said.The moderate earthquake also shook Pakistan’s capital Islamabad, but there was no immediate report on casualties.

A seismological official told local Dawn TV channel that the epicentre of the earthquake was in the Hindu Kush region in Afghanistan.

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