BAITADI — Bajhang district has been jolted by two fresh quakes on Saturday.
The quake with local magnitude 4.4 rocked the district at 6:08 am while another measuring 3.2 struck at 6:32 am, according to Kapil Maharjan, Technical Assistant at the Surkhet Regional Seismological Center.
The epicentre of both earthquakes was Mayan, 11 kilometres north-east from Chainpur, the district headquarters of Bajhang, added Maharjan.
Earlier quakes were realised on July 29 and 30 with their epicentres at the same place.
Locals have gathered at open place after the earthquake for safety.
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”.