Quake hits Pakistan

Islamabad, Oct 1 (IANS) An earthquake measuring 5.5 on the Richter cale hit Northern Pakistan on Saturday.

According to Pakistan Met department, the tremors which continued for nearly 30 seconds, were felt in Peshawar, Gilgit, Chilas as well as Islamabad.

The epicentre of the quake has not been determined yet.

The panicked people ran out of their houses here, Geo TV reported.

There has been no details of any damage, it said.