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Nepal quake toll reaches 688 - senior Nepal home min official: Reuters

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Massive 7.9-earthquake leaves Nepal devastated; more than 560 killed, buildings destroyed
More than 560 people were killed and hundreds injured when a massive 7.9-magnitude earthquake struck Nepal on Saturday, causing widespread devastation and flattening buildings in the capital Kathmandu and other places across the country. Eight people were killed and several injured at the base camp of Mount Everest. An 11-member Indian team at the camp was unharmed.