After floods, 5.2-magnitude earthquake hits Pak

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Islamabad, Aug 24: The floods-hit northwest Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province of Pakistan was on Tuesday, Aug 24 afternoon shaken by a 5.2-magnitude earthquake.

According to a local meteorology office, tremors having epicenter near Afghanistan-Tajikistan border were felt in Swat, Dir, Mohmand tribal areas and the provincial capital Peshawar.

This comes even as the province battle against the worst floods to have ever hit Pakistan. The catastrophe caused by heavy rains has left 20 million homeless, over 1,600 killed, and 900,000 homes destroyed in the country.

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