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Himalayan tragedy rocks Nepal

Published: May 1, 2015 06:00:32 AM IST
Updated: Apr 29, 2015 01:06:05 PM IST
Himalayan tragedy rocks Nepal
Image: Navesh Chitrakar / Reuters

People search for family members trapped inside collapsed houses a day after a 7.9-magnitude earthquake struck Nepal on April 25; the region was further shaken by a 6.7-magnitude aftershock the next day, the tremors of which were felt in north India. At the time of going to press, the death toll in Nepal had crossed 3,600 and around 66 people were killed in India.

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(This story appears in the 15 May, 2015 issue of Forbes India. To visit our Archives, click here.)

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