SRINAGAR: Deputy commissioner Kupwara on Tuesday termed the reports of deaths in the district following strong earthquake in Jammu and Kashmir as fake and baseless.
I am myself in Karnah. There is no loss of any life or property. The News spread on social media platform regarding 3 deaths, is fake, concocted and baseless. Please don't spread such fake news. pic.twitter.com/OcFG9DubK0
— Deputy Commissioner Kupwara (@dckupwara) March 21, 2023
Doifode Sagar Dattatray said the reports doing rounds on social media about 3 deaths in Kupwara due to earthquake are fake.
He said no such incident has happened anywhere in the district, while damage to any property was being ascertained.
Earlier, an earthquake of 6.6 magnitude shook Jammu and Kashmir and several parts of north India.