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4.5 magnitude aftershock jolts Kathmandu

Gorkha Post



KATHMANDU- An aftershock measuring 4.5 magnitude on Richter scale jolted Kathmandu Valley and adjoining district on Saturday evening.

The quake was felt at 7:05 PM Saturday.

According to National Seismological Center,the epicenter of quake was located in Bhaisepati, Laitpur.

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Bakar-Eid being celebrated





POKHARA — The Muslim people people are celebrating their grand festival, Bakar Eid, with much fanfare today.

The festival which is to be continued for three days from today is also known as ‘Eid-Ul-Juha’. The Muslim community considers this as a festival of devotion.

Ali Miya Literary Foundation, Pokhara Chairperson and religious preacher Hanif Miya informed that the festival marked the beginning with the recitation of Islam scripture Nawaz at Idgaha of Pokhara in the early morning today.

The Muslim people who are almost 10,000 in number in Pokhara alone are marking the festival with much excitement, he added.

The Muslims visit the mosques, offer prayers to Allah, perform the Namaj prayers and exchange greetings each others on the occasion.

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