🌍 Nepal Earthquake Tragedy: Over 140 Lives Lost
A devastating 6.4-magnitude earthquake rattled Nepal, claiming at least 140 lives and injuring over 140 others, in a grim incident late on Friday.
The quake's epicenter was near Ramidanda village in Jajarkot district, 500km west of Kathmandu. The tremors reached as far as northern India, including New Delhi.
🏚️ Hard-Hit Areas:
Urban centers like Bheri, Nalgad, Kushe, Barekot, and Chedagad were severely affected, with search and rescue operations mobilized promptly.
🇳🇵 Nepal's PM's Response:
Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal expressed condolences and led the rescue efforts on Saturday morning, visiting the affected site.
🇮🇳 Solidarity from India:
Indian PM Narendra Modi expressed grief and affirmed India's support for Nepal during this calamity, ready to provide all necessary assistance.
🌏 Seismic Vulnerability:
Nepal's geographical position between the Indian and Eurasian tectonic plates makes it an earthquake-prone zone, with past quakes in 2015 and 2022 causing massive destruction.