A massive 7.9-magnitude earthquake struck east of Pokhara in Nepal on Saturday, causing widespread damage in the capital Kathmandu and injuring dozens across the country. At least two people were killed.
Tremors were also felt in north and east India. The tremors were felt in most cities, including Delhi, Guwahati, Patna, Ranchi, Kolkata and Jaipur.
Twitterati, including celebs, immediately extended their support to the victims.
While actor Shah Rukh Khan and filmmaker Madhur Bhandarkar tweeted emergency numbers for Nepal, actors Manoj Bajpayee, Aftab Shivdasani and Sonu Sood sent out their prayers for the victims.
May Allah look after all. Here r the emergency contact numbers for Nepal,share, help. Prayers with all in Nepal. pic.twitter.com/PzZKBADMbD"— Shah Rukh Khan (@iamsrk) April 25, 2015
T 1845 - O ! God .. this is Nepal earthquake ..!!! I shot a song here for 'Mahaan' with Zeenat Aman .. pray all well pic.twitter.com/Q8ZcMaB57C— Amitabh Bachchan (@SrBachchan) April 25, 2015
Prayers for everyone's safety #earthquake— sonu sood (@SonuSood) April 25, 2015
Hope ppl in nepal n all over india where the tremore were felt are fine!! In my car away from the news so pls update me abt the situation..— Saqib Saleem (@Saqibsaleem) April 25, 2015
Felt a very strong earth quake in Gurgaon.— sanjay suri (@sanjaysuri) April 25, 2015
Just felt tremors in Delhi! #earthquake— Pooja Bhatt (@PoojaB1972) April 25, 2015
Prayers for the people of Nepal and India affected by the #earthquake. Hope everyone is safe and no major damages and casualties.— Madhur Bhandarkar (@imbhandarkar) April 25, 2015
Prayers for those affected in #earthquake in Nepal & Northern India. May the allah show mercy!— Ajaz Khan (@AjazkhanActor) April 25, 2015
Just heard about the #earthquake in Nepal.. Prayers for the people there..— Aftab Shivdasani (@AftabShivdasani) April 25, 2015
My prayers are with the people affected by the massive earthquake in nepal and india.saw a woman losing her mental balance due to the impact— Manoj Bajpayee (@BajpayeeManoj) April 25, 2015
Reports of Avalanche in the Himalayas! #MountEverest . Lots of mountaineers trapped. Oh God! Please fix this.— Ronit Roy (@RonitBoseRoy) April 25, 2015