Second quake strikes Nepal

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At least 50 people have been reported dead in Nepal and 17 in India after the second earthquake to hit Nepal.

The latest earthquake struck near the town of Namche Bazaar which is around 80km east of Kathmandu.

The 7.3 magnitude quake struck at 12.35pm local time in a rural area close to the Chinese border.

The latest quake comes two weeks after more than 8000 died in a 7.8 quake, on 25 April.

The latest quake was felt in northern India, Tibet and Bangladesh.

India’s home ministry said 16 people had been killed in the state of Bihar, and one more in Uttar Pradesh. Officials in China said one person was confirmed dead in Tibet.

5 Responses

  1. Why are all the earthquakes happening in that region? That is so unfortunate. Hope everyone is safe.

  2. i think this was really major because someone must of dies and thats sad??????????

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