A 5.5 Richter scale aftershock of the Gorkha Earthquake had jolted various parts of central
the capital at 10:05 pm on Friday, terrifying the people and forcing them out
of their homes.
According to spokesperson of the
Metropolitan Police Circle,
Superintendent of Police (SP) Bishwaraj Pokharel, 71 people were injured
including one with critical injuries. Other 19 injured are undergoing treatment
in different hospitals. Most of the injured are found with injuries to the legs
and hands, Pokharel added.
The epicentre of the aftershock was in Sindhupalchowk district.