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5.3-magnitude quake shakes Kathmandu Valley

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KATHMANDU — A strong jolt of local magnitude 5.3 was felt over the Kathmandu Valley and neighboring districts at 10 am on Thursday.

According to National Seismological Center, Lainchaur the aftershock was recorded at 10:00 am with Sindhupalchowk epicemter.

This aftershock has been felt in the whole central region of Nepal, sending individuals outside.

With this, the number of aftershocks of the Gorkha quake, with local magnitude of 4.0 or above has reached 408.

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World Cup: Belgium defeats Tunisia 5-2

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MOSCOW — Belgium have defeated Tunisia 5-2 to move one step closer to the next round of the World Cup on Saturday.

Two goals each from Eden Hazard and Romelu Lukaku eased Belgium to a 5-2 win over Tunisia at Moscow’s Spartak Stadium.

Michy Batshuayi, on loan at Dortmund from Chelsea, added the fifth in the game’s dying minutes, only for Tunisia captain Wahbi Khazri to claim a consolation goal in added time.

Eden Hazard opened the scoring for Belgium with a goal from the penalty spot before Lukaku extended the Belgium lead, Tunisia pulled a goal back to make it 2-1 before Lukaku restored the two goal cushion with a deftly chipped finish over the goalkeeper.

Second half goals from Hazard and Batshuayi finished the game as a contest before a consolation from Khazri with the last kick of the game.

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