Thursday, September 23, 2021

Series of earthquakes jolt Assam and most of Northeast on Wednesday

A series of earthquakes ranging from 6.7 to 2.9 in Richter Scale jolted Assam and most of the North East yesterday, causing damage to buildings and forcing people to scamper out of their homes.

The CEO of the state Disaster Management Authority G D Tripathi said yesterday that no casualty has been reported due to the earthquake but few persons sustained injuries. He said that several apartments, hotels, buildings developed cracks and electricity and gas supply facilities were also disrupted in some places.

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