Strong quake strikes Afghan-Pakistani border region

A strong earthquake jolted northwestern Pakistan early Tuesday, the scene of a devastating quake two months ago. There were no immediate reports of damage or injuries.

The U.S. Geological Survey said the quake was a magnitude 6.7 and was centered in the Hindu Kush region of northeastern Afghanistan.

Salim Khan, an official at the Peshawar &to=' target=_blank>earthquake center, estimated the quake "must be" about magnitude 6.5. It struck shortly before 3 a.m. local time.

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