In a devastating turn of events, a powerful earthquake struck western Nepal on Friday night, November 3, 2023, leaving a trail of destruction in its wake. Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal, witnessing the plight of the affected people in Jajarkot district, has been working tirelessly to address the crisis. People are deeply saddened by the news of this earthquake as many families have lost their children, family, pets, etc. As Nepal police and army officers are currently in a rush to recover people from the debris. Earlier, the ratio of 128 people’s death was highlighted and this ratio is currently increasing tremendously.
Nepal earthquake kills at least 150
The earthquake, with a magnitude of 6.4, has already claimed the lives of 140 people, leaving over a dozen injured. The death toll is expected to rise as Nepal’s police and army continue their relentless search for survivors trapped beneath the debris of collapsed buildings. People are affected so badly as some have lost lives and some lost connections.
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The tremors from the earthquake were not limited to Nepal alone, but across neighbouring regions of India as well, affecting areas in northern Bihar and portions of Uttar Pradesh. This seismic event served as a strong reminder of the interconnected vulnerabilities faced by countries located within earthquake-prone zones. In particular, the northern regions of Bihar experienced the tremors, but fortunately, no significant damage occurred in those areas. The event underscored the importance of preparedness and cooperation among regions susceptible to seismic activity.
Nepal, unfortunately, has a history of devastating with such natural disasters. In 2015, the nation was struck by a catastrophic 7.8 magnitude earthquake that resulted in the loss of 9,000 lives and extensive damage to critical infrastructure. This latest earthquake serves as a strong saddened reminder of the ever-present threat posed by seismic activity in the region.
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Nepal earthquake Today death
As the Nepal earthquake death toll reaches 140, it is estimated that this ratio will increase. The Nepal government and police officers are currently helping people with food and money to those who have lost their lives in this high magnitude earthquake. Expressing grief and condolences, the Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has sent a heartfelt note to the families who lost their loved ones in the Friday night earthquake. The two nations have often stood side by side during such trying times, exemplifying the spirit of cooperation and support in the face of adversity. Modi wrote a heartfelt note to Dahal, “Deeply saddened by loss of lives and damage due to the earthquake in Nepal. India stands in solidarity with the people of Nepal and is ready to extend all possible assistance. Our thoughts are with the bereaved families and we wish the injured a quick recovery. @cmprachanda.”
As Nepal and its people strive to recover from this disaster, the international community watches and offers assistance, holding hope for the good recovery and strength of the affected communities in the face of such a challenging and tragic situation.