Another major 7.3-magnitude earthquake hits Nepal, epicenter near China border

May 12, 2015 | By | Reply More

May 12, – A major earthquake has hit Nepal near the Chinese border between the capital of Kathmandu and Mount Everest, with at least four confirmed dead less than three weeks after the country was devastated by a quake.

hromedia Another major 7.3-magnitude earthquake hits Nepal, epicenter near China border intl. news3An earthquake in Nepal on Tuesday destroyed buildings in the town of Chautara, east of the capital Kathmandu, with bodies being recovered from ruins and injured being brought to hospital, aid workers said.

“Buildings down in Chautara …Bodies being brought out of buildings,” the International Organization of Migration, a United Nations agency, said on its Twitter feed.

Three major landslides were reported in Sindhupalchowk district, whose capital Chautara, with at least 12 people hurt, a district official said.

Sindhupalchowk was the region that suffered the most reported deaths in a 7.8 magnitude earthquake that devastated Nepal on April 25. The epicenter of Tuesday’s 7.4 quake was in a remote conservation area between Kathmandu and Mount Everest.

Press journalist for HRO media – Saurav Nag reports.

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