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Devastating Nepal earthquake kills around 1,200, 44 die in India; rescue operations on
The death toll from a powerful earthquake that struck Nepal on Saturday crossed 1,000, television channels quoted the Nepalese police as saying. The quake measuring 7.9 is the strongest to hit the country in 81 years. Many parts of the country experienced aftershocks after the earthquake that had its epicentre at Gorkha, 140 km west of Kathmandu.