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Bajhang earthquake update: One dead, 135 houses damaged

2023 Oct 04, 10:27, Chainpur (Bajhang)
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A person lost his life to the earthquake in Bajhang. The deceased has been identified as Gunamati Dhami, 40, of Jayaprithvi municipality-11, Okhal.

According to the Information Officer of the District Police Office, Inspector Dipesh Chaudhary, Dhami died when he was trapped in a landslide following the earthquake on Tuesday.

A police team has been mobilized to the incident site, it is informed.

Some 11 people were injured in the earthquake in Bajhang. Two of them returned home after treatment while nine are being treated at the district hospital.

Police informed that the earthquake caused damage to 135 structures in the district. Chaudhay further shared that at least 60 houses were damaged in Thalara and 41 houses in Jayaprithvi municipality.


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