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5.4 magnitude quake rocks central Nepal

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KATHMANDU — An aftershock with 5.4 on the Richter scale has jolted central Nepal on Wednesday.

According to Seismological Center, (NSC) Lainchaur, the tremor was felt at 3:7 pm with Sindhupalchwok epicenter.

The NSC said the tremor felt today was another aftershock of the April 25 quake last year.

It was the third aftershock above magnitude 5 in February, according to NSC.

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One Nepali dies another severely injured in Maryland gun shooting

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One Nepali had died and another severly injured injured in a gun shooting incident at a drugstore distribution center in Maryland, USA on Thursday.

The deceased has been identified as Brinda Giri, 41 from Baltimore — originally from Kaski and maternal home in Parbat,Nepal, according to Harry Bhandari,a Democratic candidate for state delegate from District 8 and a teacher with Baltimore City Schools.

Giri, a mother of two had recently moved to the US from Nepal to meet her husband who has been living there for 10 years.

Bhandari,who is a community leader and candidate for state delegate, said that another Nepali Purna Acharya is badly injured in the incident.

Acharya is being treated at a local hospital reads the press release by Police.

The shooting took place at Rite Aid distribution center in Aberdeen, 35 miles North-East from Baltimore. Isnochiya Moajli, 26, a co-worker said bullets were fired at local time 9 PM. The shooter shot others and himself at last.

Police rushed injured Giri to a hospital, where she died.

Three Americans have also died in the incident.

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