Earthquake-scared student injured after jumping from 2nd floor


Photo: Shivraj Dhungana/TRN

By Shivraj Dhungana, Achham, Oct.3: A student was injured after jumping from the second floor of the school to escape the earthquake that jolted Bajura on Tuesday afternoon.

Santosh Saud, a class 10 student at Bindebasini Secondary School in Darna, Bannigadhi Jaigadh Rural Municipality, Achham, sustained an injury. 

According to Nirpa Rawat, Principal of the Bindebasini Secondary School, after feeling the tremors of the earthquake, scared Saud jumped from the second floor of the science block of the school thereby injuring himself. Classes were running at the time of the incident.

“While jumping hastily, Saud got tangled facing physiological head and facial injury. His breathing stopped for some time but has reoccurred. We are taking him to hospital,” he said. 

After feeling the tremor, locals, students, and teachers went to the open field. Two jolts of the earthquake were felt today in Achham.

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