Dec 14

Earthquake hits Afghanistan and sparks panic in Kashmir

Sam Jones
Tuesday December 13, 2005
The Guardian

A strong earthquake struck the Hindu Kush region of north-eastern Afghanistan late last night, rattling through northern Pakistan and Kashmir, both of which were devastated by another quake two months ago. There were no immediate reports of damage or injuries following the earthquake, which happened just before 3am local time.
The US Geological Survey put the magnitude of the quake at 6.7. Read the rest of this entry »