Kathmandu the Capital of Nepal unfortunately hit by a natural hazard Earthquake
After the tremors sensed over the northern region of India; 7.5 magnitude earthquakes struck area between Kathmandu, Nepal and the city of Pokhara this (Saturday) morning and the more populated Kathmandu vale by noon, breaking up the houses, the ancient holy places are collapsed.
There is ‘Immense damages’ at the epicenter, Nepal Minister said.
Recent update states that more than 100 were dead and many injured. Rescue operations are underway in the fastest time, and also the injured people were being brought to the main hospital in central Kathmandu. Bodies have pulled from the wreckages of collapsed constructions in Kathmandu.
Communications channels of mobile phone and other connections have been interrupted and the airport in the capital has damaged.
Minister Milendra Rijal said, People need a support from global organizations who are knowledgeable and organized person to handle this urgent situation.
The seismic activity also trembled numerous cities athwart to the northern India. And the tremor is sensed as for as Lahore in Pakistan.
Resident Prachanda sual said, quite a few constructions collapsed in the center of Kathmandu, the antique old Kathmandu, as well as ancient old temples and towers. Among them the one of the Kathmandu’s landmark Dharahara tower collapsed and only the lower half of the construction can be seen left behind after the earthquake. This Dharahara tower is United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) approved historical monument; this tower is constructed by Nepal’s royal rulers in the 1800’s for the military purpose.
The seismic activities epicenter was recognized as Lamjung, on 80 kilometers (49 mile) away from the center of the capital, the Indian Meteorological Department has said. The damage around the epicenter increase the fear of death range could increase.
National Radio alerts the people to stay outside the city and keep tranquil because more after repercussion were panicked.
The United States Geological Survey (USGS) enhances the power from 7.5 to 7.9 on the Richter scale.
Prachanda Sual said, people get fright and running through the lanes. Amnulans sirens resound and government helicopters drifted overhead.
Old Kathmandu city is firmly crowded area with cramped street and weakly constructed buildings mounded on the roofs of each other.
Vast of damages were reported in Kathmandu and further parts of Nepal so the people were afraid.