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5.5 magnitude aftershock jolts western, central Nepal

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KATHMANDU — A moderate tremor jolted the western and central Nepal including the Kathmandu Valley and adjoining districts at around 11:54 pm on Sunday midnight.

According to the National Seismological Centre, it was an aftershock of the April 25 earthquake. It was of local magnitude 5.5 and epicenter in Gorkha district.

A 4.1-magnitude aftershock was felt with Nuwakot epicenter at 3:54 am yesterday.

As many as 433 aftershocks with magnitude 4 or above have been recorded following the Gorkha earthquake that devastated Nepal on April 25.

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PM congratulates Nepali national cricket team





KATHMANDU— Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has congratulated Nepali national cricket team for being able to clinch the International T20 series.

PM Oli in a tweet extended best wishes and congratulations saying he was very happy to know Nepal’s win over the UAE by 14 runs in the third match of the series.

Winning T20 series is another landmark success for Nepali cricket, he said, adding, “It is big achievement for Nepal’s cricket. I would like to heartily congratulate entire members of Nepali cricket squad”.

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