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Nepali American Woman Brinda Giri Shot And Killed in a mass shooting in Maryland

Purushottam Dhakal, LOS ANGELES: A Nepali American woman Brinda Giri living in Maryland was shot and killed Thursday morning at a Rite Aid store where she worked.

Among the people killed in a mass shooting on Thursday was Brinda Giri of Nepali American decent, and another Nepali man was also injured, according to local officials, who confirmed to the people killed in the shooting amid a press conference on Friday.

The woman killed has been identified as Brinda Giri, 41, of Parbat and the injured Nepali is Prem Acharya, 45. Snochia Moseley, 26, a temporary employee of the Rite Aid, armed with a handgun opened fire on coworkers, killing three and injuring three others, before shooting herself dead.

The center has other eight Nepali workers. Giri was living with her husband, son and a daughter in Maryland. She started her job at Rite Aid three months ago, according to the family. Talking to Nepal24hours.com, Dr. Shyam Karki, a Nepali American Activist, said the death has saddened all Nepalis in the US, and incidents of shooting have terrified them. The last rituals of Giri would be performed on Sunday after the completion of legal process, Karki added.

Published Date: Saturday, September 22nd, 2018 | 09:52 PM

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