Nawabshah- An earthquake with a magnitude of 4.5 hit Nawabshah and surrounding areas, damaging houses, killing one person and injuring 50.

The injured people were shifted to hospitals where emergency has been declared. The quake jolted Nawabshah and its adjoining areas at about 3:55 AM. The epicenter of the earthquake was 27 km North East of Nawabshah with depth of 15 km. The aftershocks continued to shake the quake-hit area, triggering tension in the region. Meanwhile, Deputy Commissioner Irfan Kathia said that all schools would remain closed in the district today.