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Today's aftershock claim one in Chitwan

CHITWAN

May 15, 2015-

The aftershock of 5.5 Richter scale on early Friday morning claimed the life of one in Chitwan.

A tremor with its epicenter in Dhading district shook the country at 7.27 this morning and killed one more in the district, taking the quake related death toll in the district to eight. The number of injured has reached 118.

The deceased is Sukaram Chaudhary of Ratnanagar-1 in the district.

Meanwhile, 160 school buildings were damaged in the quake in the district. Of them, 60 were completely damaged.

The chief district officer Damodar Acharya informed that the damage to the school buildings is estimated to be over Rs 100 million.

There are about 500 schools in the district which are closed for three days. RSS

Published: 15-05-2015 12:25

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