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