PHOTOS: More than 100 killed as Powerful Earthquake Rocks Nepal



Bodies have been pulled from the rubble of collapsed

buildings in Kathmandu after strong earthquake  hit

Nepal. The quake measured 7.9 and struck an area

between the capital Kathmandu and the city of

Pokhara,the US Geological Survey said.

The tremors were felt as far away as the Indian capital

Delhi and other cities in northern India, which borders

Nepal.It caused extensive damage with toppled walls

and several buildings, including temples.. More than a

100 bodies have been pulled out ,,BBC reports

A photojournalist, who is in Pokhara 50 miles west of

where the quake struck, told Sky News:

“It was a pretty massive earthquake

here, the strongest I’ve ever felt in my

life. We’ve all gathered on a tennis court

which is the only open space available

to us close by.



There is quite a lot of

damage. The building I was in has quite

a lot of cracks in it. There was a

construction site right next to us and

several of the new ways have fallen and

there was an injury.”


A Nepali minister said there had been “massive

damage” at the epicentre.

“We need support from the various

international agencies which are more

knowledgeable and equipped to handle

the kind of emergency we face now,”

Information Minister Minendra Rijal.

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