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7.9-earthquake leaves Nepal devastated, death toll reaches 876; 34 killed in India
The death toll from a powerful earthquake that struck Nepal on Saturday has risen to 876, a police official told AFP. 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.