One Nepali is among those killed in mass shooting in MarylandPosted 5 months ago by Sandeep Bhattarai
Those killed in a mass shooting in Maryland at a Rite Aid distribution center on Thursday included a Nepali woman, and another Nepali man was injured, according to local officials, who confirmed to the people killed in the shooting amid a press conference on Friday.
The Nepali woman killed has been identified as Brinda Giri, 41, of Parbat and the injured Nepali is Prem Acharya, 45. Snochia Moseley, 26, a temporary employee of the facility, armed with a handgun opened fire on coworkers, killing three and injuring three others, before shooting herself dead.
The center has other eight Nepali workers. Giri was living with her husband and a son and a daughter in the locality. She started her job at the center three months ago, according to the family. Talking to Rastriya Samachar Samiti, H.B. Bhandari, a Nepali immigrant who is involved in politics in the United States of America, said the death has saddened all Nepalis in the US, and incidents of shooting have terrified them. The last rite of Giri would be performed on Sunday after clearing legal process, he added.
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