1. Tremors continue in Himachal Pradesh’s Chamba region on third day

Tremors continue in Himachal Pradesh’s Chamba region on third day

Mild tremors were felt in Himachal Pradesh's Chamba region for the third consecutive day on Sunday, triggering panic among the people.

By: | Shimla | Published: May 21, 2017 11:05 AM
Mild tremors were felt in Himachal Pradesh’s Chamba region for the third consecutive day on Sunday, triggering panic among the people. (Reuters)

Mild tremors were felt in Himachal Pradesh’s Chamba region for the third consecutive day on Sunday, triggering panic among the people. No loss of life or damage to property was reported.”Tremors of earthquake measuring 2.8 on the Richter scale were felt for some seconds at 6.11 a.m.,” local Meteorological Office Director Manmohan Singh told IANS.

He said the epicentre of the quakes, like the two each on Friday and Saturday, was Chamba region, bordering Jammu and Kashmir.Himachal Pradesh had witnessed the most devastating earthquake in 1905 in the Kangra valley, killing more than 20,000 people.

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