Earthquake aftermath: survivors tweet images and updates from the ground

As authorities assess damage and loss of life in Kathmandu, details trickle in from areas surrounding Mount Everest

 
By DTE Staff
Last Updated: Saturday 04 July 2015

Destruction, panic in Kathmandu

Guna Raj Luitel, whose Twitter bio says he is a journalist working in Kathmandu, has tweeted this picture.



Tourist Jonathan Khoo tweets a picture of people gathered in an open space during the earthquake.



Earthquake hits Everest; many climbers feared trapped

Daniel Mazur from England appears to be tweeting about a team which was to make its climb up Icefall, a dangerous stage en route to the Everest summit.



David Arvan tweets these images from Lobuche, a small settlement near the Mount Everest and often used by trekkers as a “warm-up climb” before setting off for the highest peak in the world.

 

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