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‘We are hungry:’ Aid reaches epicenter, Nepal toll tops 5000

‘We are hungry:’ Aid reaches epicenter, Nepal toll tops 5000

GUMDA, Nepal (AP) — Hands pressed together in supplication, the Nepalese women pleaded for food, shelter and anything else the helicopter might have brought on an in-and-out run Wednesday to this smashed mountain village near the epicenter of last weekend’s…

Nepal death toll 4,347, may touch 10,000

Nepal death toll 4,347, may touch 10,000

IANS | Kathmandu April 28 The death toll from Nepal’s deadly earthquake has touched 4,347 and could go up to 10,000, making it the country’s worst ever temblor, Prime Minister Sushil Koirala said on Tuesday.   Koirala’s alarming assessment was…

Nepal earthquake death toll passes 4,000 and climbing; basic goods in short supply

Nepal earthquake death toll passes 4,000 and climbing; basic goods in short supply

KATHMANDU, Nepal — Shelter, fuel, food, medicine, power, news, workers — Nepal’s earthquake-hit capital was short on everything Monday as its people searched for lost loved ones, sorted through rubble for their belongings and struggled to provide for their families’…

Death toll surpasses 3,700 in Nepal quake

Death toll surpasses 3,700 in Nepal quake

KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — The death toll from Nepal’s earthquake soared past 3,700 Monday, and how much higher it would rise depended largely on the condition of vulnerable mountain villages that rescue workers were still struggling to reach two days…

World rushes aid to Nepal amid 2,300 deaths, new temblors

World rushes aid to Nepal amid 2,300 deaths, new temblors

  Kathmandu, April 26 (IANS) Another tremblor measuring 6.9 on the Richter scale shook Nepal on Sunday causing fresh panic as rescuers pulled out bodies from debris, a day after a 7.9 magnitude earthquake left over 2,300 dead and forced…