Kathmandu: Nepal Prime Minister Sushil Koirala on Sunday urged the people to donate blood in the wake of the devastating earthquake that has left 2,123 people dead and 4,627 others injured.

“I request all the people to donate blood,” Koirala told the media. “All the government employee must also join the rescue operations.”

A 7.9 magnitude quake jolted Nepal on Saturday, and aftershocks were felt even on Sunday.