Earthquake in Nepal: One woman died due to earthquake in Nepal, damage to many houses, 40 sheep also died

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Kathmandu: At least one person was killed and another injured in an earthquake that hit Bajura and Bajhang districts of Nepal on Tuesday afternoon. As per preliminary information, several houses were either destroyed or damaged in different parts of the two districts as a result of the earthquake measuring 5.9 on the Richter scale with its epicenter in western Nepal’s Bajura district at 2.43 pm (local time) . At least two houses in Bajura’s Gaumul Rural Municipality were completely destroyed due to the quake, police said.

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According to Dipendra Rokaya, a local resident, 35-year-old Jamuna Rokaya died after being hit by a rock due to the earthquake in the same municipality. Similarly, more than 40 sheep in Ramdal Bohora died in a landslide triggered by the tremors. One person was injured in the incident.

According to Ashok Singh, deputy inspector general of police of Sudurpaschim province, the earthquake damaged several houses in Bajura and Bajhang districts. Bajura police officer Surya Bahadur Thapa said that several houses were damaged.

Some houses were also damaged in the Himalayas of western Nepal. According to the country’s Earthquake Monitoring and Research Center, the tremors of the national earthquake were very strong. On 10 November 2022 also there was an earthquake in Nepal in which 6 people died. Thousands of people died in the earthquake that occurred in Nepal on 25 April 2015.