One dies in tremor in Dhading

DHADING: A labourer working at a brick factory died in Dhunibesni Municipality-5 in Dhading district on Wednesday after bricks fell on him following a tremor.

According to the Department of National Seismological Centre, an earthquake measuring 3.2 in the Richter scale occurred at 10:25 am today with its epicenter in Chitlang of Makawanpur district.

Rijan Sadai, 35, of Darbanga in India died on the spot after bricks fell on him while he was piling up a stack of bricks from the kiln.

The Area Police Office, Khanikhola, said that Sadai's 10-year-old son has sustained injuries in the same incident.

The injured has been rushed to the Trauma Centre in Kathmandu.