Massive earthquake devastates Nepal, thousands dead

Updated On Apr 25, 2015 10:44 PM IST
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A body of a victim lies trapped in the debris after an earthquake hit, in Kathmandu, Nepal on Saturday. (Reuters Photo) View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Apr 25, 2015 10:44 PM IST

A body of a victim lies trapped in the debris after an earthquake hit, in Kathmandu, Nepal on Saturday. (Reuters Photo)

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People clear rubble in Kathmandu's Durbar Square, a UNESCO World Heritage Site that was severely damaged by an earthquake on Saturday. (AFP Photo) View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Apr 25, 2015 10:44 PM IST

People clear rubble in Kathmandu's Durbar Square, a UNESCO World Heritage Site that was severely damaged by an earthquake on Saturday. (AFP Photo)

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A car is seen next to a collapsed house, after a 7.9 magnitude earthquake hit Nepal, in Xigaze Prefecture, Tibet Autonomous Region, China, April 25, 2015. (Reuters Photo) View Photos in a new improved layout
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A car is seen next to a collapsed house, after a 7.9 magnitude earthquake hit Nepal, in Xigaze Prefecture, Tibet Autonomous Region, China, April 25, 2015. (Reuters Photo)

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Rescuers clear the debris at Durbar Sqaure after the earthquake in Kathmandu.(AP Photo) View Photos in a new improved layout
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Rescuers clear the debris at Durbar Sqaure after the earthquake in Kathmandu.(AP Photo)

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Desperate scenes in Kathmandu as people dig through rubble looking for survivors after huge earthquake hits Nepal. (AFP Photo) View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Apr 25, 2015 10:44 PM IST

Desperate scenes in Kathmandu as people dig through rubble looking for survivors after huge earthquake hits Nepal. (AFP Photo)

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Rescue members move the body of a victim from the collapsed Darahara Tower in Kathmandu. (AFP Photo) View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Apr 25, 2015 10:44 PM IST

Rescue members move the body of a victim from the collapsed Darahara Tower in Kathmandu. (AFP Photo)

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Damage caused by the earthquake at Durbar Square in Kathmandu, Nepal. (AP Photo) View Photos in a new improved layout
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Damage caused by the earthquake at Durbar Square in Kathmandu, Nepal. (AP Photo)

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Victims injured by the earthquake in Kathmandu. (Agency photo) View Photos in a new improved layout
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Victims injured by the earthquake in Kathmandu. (Agency photo)

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A damaged road after a powerful earthquake hit Kathmandu, Nepal. (Photo by Special Arrangement) View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Apr 25, 2015 10:44 PM IST

A damaged road after a powerful earthquake hit Kathmandu, Nepal. (Photo by Special Arrangement)

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Several buildings were reduced to rubbe after massive earthquake hit Nepal. (Photo by Special Arrangement) View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Apr 25, 2015 10:44 PM IST

Several buildings were reduced to rubbe after massive earthquake hit Nepal. (Photo by Special Arrangement)

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A shallow earthquake measuring 7.9 magnitude struck Nepal causing buildings to collapse, injuring many and leaving a pall of dust over the city. (Photo by Special Arrangement) View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Apr 25, 2015 10:44 PM IST

A shallow earthquake measuring 7.9 magnitude struck Nepal causing buildings to collapse, injuring many and leaving a pall of dust over the city. (Photo by Special Arrangement)

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People walk past collapsed buildings at Lalitpur, on the outskirts of Kathmandu. A powerful 7.9 magnitude earthquake struck Nepal, causing massive damage in the capital Kathmandu with strong tremors felt across neighbouring countries. (AFP Photo) View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Apr 25, 2015 10:44 PM IST

People walk past collapsed buildings at Lalitpur, on the outskirts of Kathmandu. A powerful 7.9 magnitude earthquake struck Nepal, causing massive damage in the capital Kathmandu with strong tremors felt across neighbouring countries. (AFP Photo)

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7.9-magnitude earthquake struck east of Pokhara in Nepal, causing widespread damage to buildings in the capital Kathmandu and injuring dozens across the country. (Utpal Parashar/HT Photo) View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Apr 25, 2015 10:44 PM IST

7.9-magnitude earthquake struck east of Pokhara in Nepal, causing widespread damage to buildings in the capital Kathmandu and injuring dozens across the country. (Utpal Parashar/HT Photo)

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Dharahara, also called Bhimsen Tower, a nine storey tall tower at the center of Sundhara, Kathmandu has collapsed. (Photo by Special Arrangement) View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Apr 25, 2015 10:44 PM IST

Dharahara, also called Bhimsen Tower, a nine storey tall tower at the center of Sundhara, Kathmandu has collapsed. (Photo by Special Arrangement)

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In this photo released by China's Xinhua News Agency, a collapsed building is seen in Nepal's capital Kathmandu. (AP Photo) View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Apr 25, 2015 10:44 PM IST

In this photo released by China's Xinhua News Agency, a collapsed building is seen in Nepal's capital Kathmandu. (AP Photo)

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