Baderwah (J&K): Fresh tremors of low intensity on Monday shook Baderwah valley and adjoining areas, triggering fresh panic among the people. (Agencies)
There was no immediate report of any casualty or injury due to the very low intensity tremors that shook Baderwah valley and adjoining areas at 1:10 am and 7:16 am. Panic-stricken people rushed out of their houses.
A Met official confirmed the tremors but said they were very low in magnitude. A quake of 3.4 on the Richter scale was recorded at 10:24 am on Sunday with epicentre located 10 kms from Baderwah, the official said.
Monday's was 19th tremor in Baderwah-Doda-Kishtwar belt during past one week with maximum 11 on Wednesday last. One tremor struck Baderwah on April 31, 11 occurred on May 1, three on May 2, one on May 3, one on May 5 and two on May 6.
Two persons, including a shepherd, were killed and 69 others injured when scores of buildings were damaged due to repeated tremors that shook Doda and Kishtwar districts of Jammu and Kashmir on May 1.
A tremor measuring 5.8 on the Richter scale was recorded at 12:27 pm and subsequent 10 aftershocks continued till 3:02 pm in Jammu and Kashmir, particularly twin districts of Kishtwar and Doda.
As per initial reports, over 150 buildings including schools, hospitals, government buildings and private houses suffered partial damages in Baderwah belt, while 220 houses were cracked and suffered minor damages in Thanala village on Baderwah-Chamba border belt due to tremors.
The important buildings which suffered major damages included All India Radio building, Baderwah Development Authority (BDA) building, Hospital and Higher secondary school, they said.
Baderwah (J&K): Fresh tremors of low intensity on Monday shook Baderwah valley and adjoining areas, triggering fresh panic among the people.