LIVE: Nepal Earthquake – Death toll could reach 10,000, says Nepal PM Sushil Koirala

| Tuesday, April 28, 2015 - 14:18
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Nepal Earthquake: Death toll climbs to 4,000

KATHMANDU: Three days after the worst earthquake in last 80 years, crisis are looming in earthquake-hit Nepal following the shortage of food, water, electricity and medicines as thousands of people slept in an open area and death toll crossed 4,000 and over 7,000 people were injured.

According to the officials, about 4,000 houses in Kathmandu have been destroyed and around 11,000 developed cracks. About 7,000 houses are also partially damaged. 

In the latest development, fresh tremors were felt on Monday evening in parts of West Bengal and Bihar and death toll has climbed to 72 in India.

Stay with us for the live updates:

• Nepal Earthquake death toll could reach 10,000, says Nepal PM Sushil Koirala
• Sakshi Maharaj blames Rahul Gandhi for Nepal earthquake (READ)
• NDRF has sent one unmanned aerial vehicle to help rescue operations.
• The Indian Air Force (IAF) plane brought 207 people to New Delhi
• Prime Minister Narendra Modi is likely to make an aerial survey of devastation and to take stock of the situation.
• Three IL-76, Four C-17 Globemaster and three C-130J Super Hercules are deployed for rescue operations.
• Government schools in Nepal closed for 1 week.
• In Raxaul, MEA, Indian Oil & Security Forces are facilitating to send the affected people coming from Nepal back to their homes, tweets Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
• Serious damage reported in villages around Kathmandu
• Some villages have reportedly been levelled by quake
• Areas closer to epicenter of quake lies devastated
• 5 Military planes, 4 Civilian deployed
• 600 people brought by trucks: Government of India
• 100 more tents, 58 tons of bottled water have been airlifted: Government of India
• Six more medical teams, 100 more blankets, six more medical teams have been sent, says Government of India


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