Relief operations to Kathmandu on hold till 4 PM due to fresh tremors

New Delhi: All relief operations headed to Kathmandu have been kept on hold till 4 PM today due to fresh tremors in Nepal, according to the Defence Ministry here.A powerful 6.7-magnitude aftershock jolted Nepal and
relief operations to kathmandu on hold till 4 pm...
PTI 26 Apr 2015, 14:57:24 PM IST

New Delhi: All relief operations headed to Kathmandu have been kept on hold till 4 PM today due to fresh tremors in Nepal, according to the Defence Ministry here.

A powerful 6.7-magnitude aftershock jolted Nepal and adjoining areas today, triggering panic among the people, a day after a devastating temblor killed over 2,000 people.

“All movement to Kathmandu has been kept on hold till 1600 Hrs due to fresh tremors in Nepal,” Defence Ministry spokesperson Sitanshu Kar said.

India plans to fly at least 10 aircraft today to Nepal carrying special equipment, medicines, water and personnel.

 

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