KFC, Pizza Hut down shutters indefinitely in Nepal after quakes

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Kathmandu, June 8: KFC and Pizza Hut outlets in Nepal have down their shutter indefinitely on Monday following a dispute over working hours in the wake of devastating earthquakes, media reported.

These outlets were closed in Kathmandu on May 13 after an alleged scuffle broke out between workers and managers. These outlets are operated in Nepal by Devyani International, Strait Times reported.

KFC, Pizza Hut closed in Nepal

"We have closed down indefinitely," said Rohit Kohli, the company's Kathmandu-based director.

Kohli said a local union had demanded their members stop working at 6pm to give them time in the evenings to repair damaged homes and help family members since the massive quakes.

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The 7.9-magnitude quake which struck Nepal on April 25 and another having a magnitude of 7.3 on May 12 have left nearly 9,000 people dead and over 21,000 injured.

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