New mother dies of cold in quake-hit Jajarkot


Kathmandu-  A new mother died of cold in Jajarkot district on Sunday night. The deceased has been identified as Sharmila Chadara, 25, of Nalgad municipality-8 in Jajarkot district.

She was living with her one-month-old infant under tarpaulin sheet after her house was damaged by earthquake, said chairperson of Nalgad-8, Tej Bahadur Singh. An earthquake measuring 6.4 on the Richter scale with its epicentre at Ramidanda of Jajarkot district occurred on November 3 where 154 people lost their lives and 346 were injured.

Similarly, 26,557 private houses were completely damaged and 35,455 houses suffered partial damages from the earthquake.