Global Economy

Nepal earthquake: Death toll rises to 128, over 140 injured; rescue work underway

At least 128 people were killed in a strong 6.4 magnitude earthquake that originated in Nepal’s Jajarkot district Friday midnight. The earthquake had its epicentre at the Jajarkot district’s Lamidanda. Eighty people were killed and more than 140 people sustained injuries in the Jajarkot and Rukum districts of Western Nepal, according to state-run Nepal Television. Overall 128 people were killed in the country.