Nepal earthquake: More than 150 killed in remote western Nepal

Posted on AllSides November 4th, 2023
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More than 150 people have been killed after an earthquake struck remote western Nepal on Friday.

Security forces have been deployed to help rescue efforts in the rugged districts of Jajarkot and West Rukum, 500km (310 miles) west of Kathmandu.

Strong tremors were felt far away in the Nepalese capital and in cities in neighbouring India, including Delhi.

An army spokesman said more than 100 people had been injured. Jajarkot's hospital is packed with the wounded.

One survivor, Geethakumari Bista, told the BBC that rescuers saved her elder daughter, but...

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