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Nepal quake triggers landslides in Sikkim



A high-intensity quake measuring 7.9 on the Richter scale, according to the U.S. Geological Survey, struck Nepal on Saturday, triggering landslides in various parts of Sikkim.

The quake, having its epicentre in Nepal, was felt at about 11:48 a.m., officials said.

A series of minor landslides have been reported from various places in the State they said, but there was no report of any loss of life so far.


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