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Кадри от мобилен телефон след разрушителното земетресение в Непал

5 578 26.04.2015 Инфо

Footage captured on a mobile phone, Saturday, showed the devastating effect that a magnitude 7.8 earthquake had on Kathmandu after it struck less than 50 miles (80 km) from the Nepalese capital earlier in the day. Nepal's Ministry of Home Affairs reported that the current death toll sits at 1,457, but said that the figure is likely to rise as search and rescue operations continue. According to the US Geological Survey (USGS), the quake struck an area between Kathmandu and the city of Pokhara with deaths reported as far as India, Bangladesh and Tibet. Aftershocks felt across the Indian subcontinent were reported to be at magnitude 6.6 - 5.1 and officials have reported that some temples and monuments at world heritage sites neat Kathmandu have been damaged.