New Delhi: At least six people were killed and over 90 injured as a strong 6.8 magnitude earthquake epicentred in Manipur on Monday hit the northeastern region, causing damage to buildings and triggering panic.
A high-intensity earthquake today hit the northeastern region of the country, epicentre of which was in Manipur, according to the Ministry of Earth Sciences.
Celebrities have given their concern over twitter.
Narendra Modi: Spoke to Rajnath ji, who is in Assam, on the situation arising due to the earthquake & asked him to oversee the situation.
Had a telephone conversation with Assam CM Shri Tarun Gogoi on the earthquake in the state & the region.
Nabam Tuki: My heartfelt condolences to the families of those who lost their lives in this natural calamity & pray for speedy recovery of the injured.
Please spread & share the Helpline Numbers for #ManipurEarthquake @INCIndia @yuvadesh @OfficeOfRG
Shivraj Singh Chauhan: Deeply saddened by loss of life & property in northeast region as a result of earthquake. Our prayers are with injured & affected people.
Bappaditya Paul: #earthquake in #Kolkata #siliguri @ around 4.39 IST. It shook for about 15-20 secs.
Subhajit Sengupta: Tremors felt in Assam, Bengal and the entire eastern sector.
Anupam Roy: Pretty strong #earthquake here in Kolkata. Lost my sleep.
Agnidev Chatterjee: Earthquake shaking like crazy!
Mimi Chakraborty: Earthquake,woke up in terror..hope everything around is ok..
Salim Marchant: Woke up to some more devastating news about the earthquake in Manipur. Prayers for the deceased & people affected. Trouble times for india..
Virat Kohli: My prayers go out for the safety of everyone affected by the earthquake in Manipur and surrounding states.
Sonakhshi Sinha: Manipur and all the earthquake affected areas in our thoughts and prayers today! Help in every way you can!
Anurag Thakur: Shocked by the news of #earthquake hitting Manipur and North Eastern India. Prayers for the people affected by this natural calamity.
Rajnath Singh: Spoke to Assam CM Sh. Tarun Gogoi and Manipur Chief Secretary regarding the situation post the earthquake. Assured them of all possible help