In Nepal Terrifying earthquake kills 688 people

As rescue teams are still searching for survivors trapped under the debris, a senior home ministry official informed that about 181 people were killed in the country’s capital, Kathmandu.

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More than 688 people have died in Nepal after a  terrifying 7.8 magnitude earthquake hit the country.

As rescue teams are still searching for survivors trapped under the debris, a senior home ministry official confirmed the deaths figure so far, informing that about 181 people were killed the country’s capital, Kathmandu.

The earthquake reportedly hit the capital and environs, which are densely populated, around 12 noon local time on Saturday, April 25, 2015, destroying countless properties.

People also died in neighbouring countries hundreds of miles away – as far as India, Tibet and Bangladesh.

About 20 people were said to have been killed in India, six in Tibet, two in Bangladesh and two Chinese citizens at the Nepal-China border.

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