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Nepal: the earthquake destroyed lives and ancient Hindu traditions
The latest toll is 7,350 dead; 15 thousand serious injuries; 150 thousand houses destroyed and 160 thousand with partial damage. Numerous temples of Kathmandu valley are now rubble. Devotees bring the idols of the gods to safety, breaking the traditional rituals. The government appeals to public not to plunder the destroyed places of worship.
New powerful quake in Nepal: 65 dead and at least 2,650 wounded
The population is terrified, rescue operations difficult. Yesterdayâ€™s earthquake between magnitude of 7.3 and 6.8. Government estimates put combined death toll of April 25 to date at over 8 thousand deaths and 17 thousand injuries.
Nepalese authorities ban entry to the Hindu and Buddhist religious sites for fear of collapse
Concerns about the continuing aftershocks. Ban focuses on Hindu and Buddhist temples, located on hills and mountains at risk of landslides. The roads leading to the temples will be washed away by monsoon rains, coming in a few weeks. Temples are surrounded by crowded shacks and houses that could collapse along with the religious places.
Disaster in New Delhi, a building inhabited by immigrants collapses. At least 60 dead
The incident occurred in the district of Lalita, a tangle of narrow streets and densely populated areas, impeding rescue work. Dozens of people are still trapped under concrete and iron. About 80 people were injured.
Nepal: 8 million earthquake victims, and over 4 thousand dead
The United Nations issues an updated toll. The wounded exceed 8 thousand. At least 1.4 million people have no food. In hospitals have treated a mere one thousand patients. The population denounces poor coordination among government agencies responsible for aid, recovery and rescue.
Death toll rises in Gansu earthquake
At least 89 people have died as a result of the powerful earthquake that struck the city of Dingxi yesterday. Rescue workers look for survivors under the rubble, but landslides and mud hamper emergency operations.
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