China to provide assistance materials worth Rs 100m

The Government of China announced to provide materials worth Rs 100 million to the earthquake-stricken areas, Chinese Ambassador to Nepal Chen Song wrote in Twitter today.

As the first emergency response, the assistance materials include tents and blankets from China South Asian Countries Emergency Supplies Reserve, the Ambassador stated.

All these materials will arrive in couple of days, it is said.

The earthquake measuring 6.4 on the Richter scale with its epicenter in Ramidanda of Barekot Rural Municipality-1 in Jajarkot had happened at 11:47 on Friday night.

So far, a total of 157 people from Jajarkot and Rukum Paschim lost their lives while the number of injured ones crossed 200.



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