Team Blitz India
NEW DELHI: The death toll rose to 128 and at least 141 people were injured after a strong earthquake of 6.4 magnitude jolted Nepal in the late hours of November 3, The Kathmandu Post reported.Nepal’s Prime MinisterPushpa Kamal ‘Prachanda’ has left for earthquake-affected areas.
As per reports at 3 am (local time) on November 4, Jagarkotand West Rukum have suffered the most damage, with 92 deaths in Jajarkot alone, according to Deputy Superintendent of Police Santosh Roka, The Kathmandu Post reported. The victims include Nalgad Municipality Deputy Mayor Sarita Singh, Roka said.
As many as 44 people have died and 70 others have been injured in the district’s Ramidanda of the Barekot Rural Municipality, according to the Karnali Province Police, according to The Kathmandu Post report.
More than 55 people have been injured inJajarkot. Of them, five have been taken to the Karnali Province Hospital in Surkhet while the others have been undergoing treatment at various medical institutes in the district.