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Karachi jolted

16 July, 2005

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KARACHI, July 17 (Online): Mild intensity earthquake jolted some parts of Karachi early on Saturday, unnerving people to rush out of their houses.

No causality or damage to property was reported, however.

The jolts of mild intensity were first felt at 4:50 am Saturday measuring at 5.5 on the Richter scale and epicenter is said to be mountain range 500 km from Peshawar. Aftershocks struck at 9:06 am on Saturday in Defence, I I Chundrigar Road, Gulshan-e-Iqbal, Gulistan-e-Johar and adjacent localities in Karachi.

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Reader Comments:

Thank God Karachi is safe

Let us all thank Almighty God for having saved the city from harm.

Sher Mohammad.

Sher Mohammad, Pakistan - 08 October, 2005

My wife had died, pray for allah

Pleas pray to allah for heaven

asur lagab, Pakistan - 08 October, 2005

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