KATHMANDU — An aftershock measuring 4.6 on Richter scale ripped through with the epicenter nearby Salme located in the bordering area of Dhading and Nuwakot districts early Friday morning.
The National Seismological Center (NSC) has confirmed that the aftershock occurred at 1.07am Friday. The Kathmandu denizens also felt the jolts of aftershock. The details of loss have yet to be ascertained.
The aftershocks are still continuous following the powerful earthquake with its epicenter of Barpak, Gorkha rocked the country on April 25 last year.
The number of aftershocks is so far counted 427 measuring above 4.0 in Richter scale, according to the NSC.
Acid attack victim Samjhana Das succumbs to injury
KATHMANDU — 18-year-old Samjhana Das from Chandrapur Municipality, Rautahat who was undergoing treatment in Kathmandu for acid-burns, has died. Das, passed away at 11:40 pm on Sunday night at Kirtipur Hospital after infections spread to other parts of the body, according to hospital source.
Samjhana and her 16-year-old sister, Sushma from Chandra Municipality-6, Rautahat were attacked with acid while they were asleep on September 11 midnight.
Samjhana, whose 40 percent body parts were burnt was brought to the hospital in critical condition.
It was later revealed that their 50-year-old neighbour Ram Babu Paswan, in an act of unrequited love, had thrown on Das sisters, his primary target being the elder sister, Samjhana.
Ram Babu, the criminal in guise of a concerned neighbour, was later detained by the police based on circumstantial evidences.Follow @gorkhapost