A massive earthquake: At least 128 people have been reported dead as a result of the 6.4 magnitude earthquake that struck Nepal’s Jajarkot district late Friday.
The death toll in Nepal from the powerful 6.4 magnitude earthquake that struck late Friday has risen to 128, according to news agency Reuters. According to Nepal Television, more than 140 people were injured in the Jajarkot and Rukum districts of Western Nepal.
According to officials at the National Earthquake Measurement Centre, the epicenter of the quake was in the Lamidanda area of Jajarkot.
On Saturday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi expressed his condolences for the deaths caused by the earthquake in Nepal. – A massive earthquake
PM Narendra Modi posted on his official X account, “Deeply saddened by the loss of lives and damage caused by the earthquake in Nepal.” India expresses its solidarity with the people of Nepal and pledges to provide all possible assistance. Our hearts go out to the bereaved families, and we wish the injured a speedy recovery.”
According to the office of Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal of Nepal, all three of the nation’s security agencies have been called into action to ensure the injured are immediately rescued and given relief.
Prime Minister Dahal “Prachanda” took stock of the nation’s earthquake-affected regions on Saturday.
The country’s home ministry stated that reports of property damage and injuries were coming from districts other than Dailekh, Salyan, and Rolpa.
Approximately 500 kilometers west of Kathmandu, in Jajarkot, there was a hospital treating the injured.
In Nepal, a country in the Himalayas, earthquakes frequently occur.
A sequence of earthquakes struck Nepal on October 3, the strongest of which had a magnitude of 6.2. The tremors sent shockwaves across parts of North India, including the Delhi-NCR region.
A 6.3-magnitude earthquake that rocked the Doti district in November 2022 claimed six lives a year ago. It was one of several earthquakes that rocked the nation.
In the hilly nation, a 7.8-magnitude earthquake in 2015 claimed over 12,000 lives and destroyed roughly a million buildings.