A moderate 5.6 magnitude earthquake has jolted Panchagarh on Monday night. Panicked people rushed out of their houses when the quake was felt between 9:19pm and 9:20pm.

The epicentre of the earthquake was India's Sikkim. Panchagarh’s deputy commissioner Sabina Yasmin said they were yet to receive any report of damage, reports UNB.

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