DOTI, Nov 9: Five people who were seriously injured in the earthquake last night are undergoing treatment at Doti Hospital.
Spokesperson of the Nepali Army Narayan Silwal said that the injured were rescued by a team of security personnel including the Nepali Army and taken to Doti Hospital by helicopter a little while ago.
They were rescued by a helicopter from Dhangadhi in Surkhet and Kailali. Along with the rescue, a team of Bhairavanath Gana has been deployed in the area with urgently needed food and tents, according to the army.
Last night at 2:12 PM, an earthquake of magnitude 6.6 took place in the Khaptad National Park area of Doti. Six people were killed when a house collapsed in Purbichauki Rural Municipality-3 of Doti due to the earthquake. Eight houses collapsed and were completely damaged in that place.