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Earthquake aftermath: survivors tweet images and updates from the ground

Author(s): DTE Staff 
Issue Date: Apr 25, 2015
Destruction, panic in Kathmandu Guna Raj Luitel, whose Twitter bio says he is a journalist working in Kathmandu, has tweeted this picture. Terrible #earthquake in #Nepal. Just saved ourselves. Don't know how many killed. Roads are blocked already. pic.twitter.com/qsxITz0n1P

Major past earthquakes in Nepal

Issue Date: Apr 25, 2015

‘Kathmandu is enveloped in a cloud of dust’

Author(s): Rajesh Ghimire
Issue Date: Apr 25, 2015
After the initial earthquake of 7.9 magnitude on the Richter scale, Kathmandu was hit by at least five weaker aftershocks. Many buildings in the capital have collapsed and most structures have suffered some form of damage, either moderate or severe. Many parts of the city are enveloped in a cloud of dust from the collapse of buildings. According to initial reports, at least 135 people have been killed. Around 3,000 people have been treated for injuries in the streets.

Nepal earthquake: Kathmandu and Pokhara worst hit

Issue Date: Apr 25, 2015
See also:  List of Aftershocks of Nepal Earthquake of M 7.9 occurred on 25th April 2015