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Five persons killed in earthquake in Rukum


Nepalnews
2023 Nov 04, 8:31,
Graphic shows large earthquake logo over broken earth and Richter scale reading

Five people have died and 10 others were injured in the earthquake that occurred last night in Sani Bheri Rural Municipality of Rukum West.

Among those killed in the earthquake with epicentre in Ramidada of Jajarkot are 12-year-old Manisha Pariyar, of Ward No. 2 Pariyar Tole, 31-year-old Dhanavir Pun of Ward No. 1 Chinabagar, 28-year-old Chumrima Pun of the same ward, eight-year-old Yamaraj Pun and two-year-old Sitam Pun, according to Police Inspector Dharmendra Khadka, information officer of District Police Office Rukum West office.

Acting Chief Administrative Officer of Chaurjahari Municipality Sher Prasad Dhakal said that those injured in the earthquake in the Municipality are being rescued and there are no human casualties.

Athabiscot municipality of the district is reported to have suffered huge human casualty, but police have said that the number of people who have died has not been confirmed yet.

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