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Jolted by series of earthquakes, many residents spending nights in tents

Many people in Mizoram's Champhai district bordering Myanmar are spending nights outside their homes in makeshift tents after a series of earthquakes hit the northeastern state in a month, an official said. So far, at least 22 earthquakes have rocked four districts - Champhai, Saitual, Siaha and Serchhip since June 18. The tremors ranged from 4.2 to 5.5 in magnitude. Champhai was the hardest-hit district.


By Newsdesk - July 23, 2020



New Delhi, 23 July 2020


As per news report of PTI, Champhai district Deputy Commissioner Maria C T Zuali told PTI that makeshift tents were set up at several villages by people and the district administration provided tarpaulins, water barrels, solar lamps and first-aid kits to them. She said that biscuits and sorazo (food supplements) were also provided to old people. According to the deputy commissioner, at least 20 earthquakes have hit Champhai district in a month.

Source -PTI


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