Kashmir experts discovers Volcano near LOC

Kashmir experts discovers Volcano near LOC

Muzaffarabad : Pakistan | Nov 19, 2011 at 8:58 PM PST
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Experts based in Pakistan administered Azad Jammu and Kashmir(AJK) revealed that they have discovered a volcano and “fault line” in Leepa Valley and Kaisarkote areas adjacent to Karnah sector near Line of Control (LoC) in AJK.

“A team of experts comprising professors and geologists of the AJK University conducted an extensive tour of the areas where the volcano was discovered. They found traces of lava in Leepa Valley and Kaisarkote located adjacent to Karnah sector. They also came to know that residents had seen smoke emanating from the soil in these areas,” sources said. “After conducting the tour and thorough research they expressed apprehensions about the volcano erupting any time.”

Sources said a team of experts comprising Professor Dr Muhammad Sabir, Dr Professor Muhammad Rustam Khan, scholar Saleem Mughal and Fahad Hameed has confirmed that volcano is present in these areas and it is ticking. “After conducting a test of a few sample rocks in the area it became clear that lava has seeped into these,” sources said, adding that experts have also discovered a “fault line” in the area and further investigations are on.

Ghulamullah Kyani is based in Islamabad, Federal Capital Area, Pakistan, and is a Stringer on Allvoices.
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