#AceNewsReport – Breaking Post: April.25: Several hundred people have been killed after a 7.9-magnitude earthquake struck Nepal and India with the most severe damage seen in Nepal’s capital, Kathmandu. The quake caused an avalanche on Mount Everest.

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Saturday, April 25

13:27 GMT:

At least five people have been killed and 13 injured in Tibet, southwest China, as a result of the quake, local authorities said.

13:19 GMT:

Current death toll from the earthquake so far:

Nepal – 758, confirmed by Home Ministry,

India – 34, confirmed by Home Secretary, LC Goyal,

Bangladesh – 1, confirmed by police,

Avalanche death toll – 8, confirmed by Nepalese and Indian tourism officials.

12:47 GMT:

12:45 GMT:

12:39 GMT:

About 14 aftershocks of varying magnitude have jolted Nepal since the main earthquake. They were felt for more than two hours after the quake.

12:30 GMT:

At least 758 people have died in the Nepalese earthquake so far, a Home Ministry official confirmed. Four hundred and sixty-seven people were killed in the Kathmandu Valley, the most developed and populated place in Nepal.

12:21 GMT:

The death toll from the earthquake in India has reached 25 people, Chief Minister Nitish Kumar said. The maximum number of deaths has been recorded in West Champaran district.

12:18 GMT:

12:14 GMT:

Russian Emergency services offered help to Nepal, said its press service. At least 50 rescuers who have experience in tackling quake consequences in Haiti, Turkey and China, are ready for the mission.


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