Bajura: A school and two health posts were damaged in the 5.2 magnitude earthquake that struck Bichhya in Himali Rural Municipality of Bajura on Wednesday afternoon.
Two health centers and one school in Himali Rural Municipality 1, 3 and 5 were damaged by the earthquake, said Chief District Officer Pushkar Khadka.
Similarly, the child development building in ward no. 1 of the Rural Municipality has been completely destroyed. Eight houses have been damaged and the details of the damage are being collected, said chair of the rural municipality, Gobindra Bahadur Malla.
According to District Police Office Bajura, the two-storied houses of Purnaprasad Pandey and Harichandra Pandey in the ward no. 4 of the Rural Municipality were completely damaged by the earthquake.