New Delhi, Oct. 26 (ANI): An <strong class=’StrictlyAutoTagBold’>earthquake measuring 7.7 on the richter scale hit the Hindu Kush mountain range in Afghanistan, affecting several parts of North India today.
Strong tremors were felt in New Delhi, Srinagar, Shimla and Rajasthan following the earthquake, which took place around 2:40 p.m.
The tremors lasted for more than a minute and people were seen evacuating buildings as a safety measure.
Delhi Metro temporarily halted their <strong class=’StrictlyAutoTagBold’>services. Phone lines are down in Srinagar due to the <strong class=’StrictlyAutoTagBold’>earthquake. (ANI)