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Tuesday, January 05, 2016

POWERFUL EARTHQUAKE SHAKES NORTH-EAST INDIA

By on Tuesday, January 05, 2016
MANY BUILDINGS COLLAPSED; 100 INJURED, 8 DIED

100 people injured and 8 died when earthquake of intensity measuring Richter scale 6.7 shook many areas of North-East province in India early mornings at 4:35 am on Monday. The 6 people have died yet and many injured in Manipur.
Assam,West Bengal, Arunachal, Bihar Jharkhand including many areas were affected by the tremor. The epicenter was 33 kilometer away from Imphal and its depth was 35 kilometer inside the earth. The blackout has been declared in Imphal.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi talked with the CM Tarun Gogoi on telephone and asked about the situation. He gave the information on tweeter. He also talked on phone with the CM Nabam Tuki of Arunachal Pradesh; and PM talked with home minister.
PM wrote on tweeter,
‘Talked with Rajnath ji who is in Assam? Discussed with him about the situation; he is monitoring it.’
Home Minister said that he is taking the chief minister of affected state. The CM of Assam could not be talked. He talked with the chief secretary.
The NDRF team has been sent for the rescue operation in the earthquake affected area of Assam.  Two teams are working on the front of earthquake affected Guwahati. The trapped people on many places are being airlifted.
According to the information, the 6 floors building collapsed due to the tremor. The building collapsed caused very much damage.


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