Saturday, 2 May 2015

Death toll in Nepal quake hits 7,000

At least 7,000 persons were confirmed dead with the number of injured exceeding 14,000 in the last Saturday’s devastating quake in Nepal, according to the country’s Ministry of Home Affairs Saturday.
The ministry said those among the killed included nine Nepalese Army personnel, four Nepalese Police personnel, one Armed Police Force staffer, four civil servants and 54 foreigners.
Insufficient food and water supply as well as poor sanitation have been posing threat to thousands living in makeshift tents.

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