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5.1 magnitude quake hits Kaski, No casualties reported

KATHMANDU: An earthquake measuring 5.1 on the Richter Scale hit Pokhara and surrounding areas on Saturday.  Though no human casualties have been reported so far, media reports claimed that the tremors brought down the wall of Hansapur Police station and cracked walls of two houses in Lekhnath NP-10 Talbesi area.

With its epicenter between Thumedanda and Namarjun VDC, 23 kilometers north of Pokhara airport, the tremors were felt surrounding POkhara.

Published Date: Saturday, June 9th, 2012 | 01:01 AM

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