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Two fresh tremors felt in Nepal, death toll nears 8000

Kathmandu, May 8 : Two fresh tremors rocked Nepal on Friday where the death toll from the massive earthquake on Apr 25 is nearing 8000.

The fresh tremors in central Nepal have once again triggered panic among the people in the Himalayan nation.

According to reports, the country is continuously experiencing aftershocks.

The epicentre of the tremors were Sindhupalchowk and Dolakha districts, east of Kathmandu.

The first tremor measuring 4-magnitude on the Richter Scale was felt at 2.19 AM on Friday morning. The epicentre of this tremor was Sindhupalchowk district, National Seismological Centre stated.

Another tremor measuring 5 on the Richter scale was felt at 6.17 am with the epicentre being at Dolakha.

However, no damage has been reported so far from these two tremors.

Earlier, the country’s government has asked India and 33 other nations to withdraw their rescue teams./IBNS

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