Death toll reaches 6,624 in Nepal earthquake
English.news.cn   2015-05-02 11:37:13

KATHMANDU, May 2 (Xinhua) -- The death toll from a powerful earthquake in Nepal climbed to 6,624 and a total of 14,025 others were injured, the police said on Saturday.

Efforts were ongoing to retrieve bodies from the rubble, though hopes have faded for finding more survivors a week after the 7.9- magnitude quake hit the Himalayan country.

Meanwhile, the EU ambassador said up to 1,000 people from the European Union, mostly tourists and trekkers, were still unaccounted for in Nepal.

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Death toll reaches 6,624 in Nepal earthquake

English.news.cn 2015-05-02 11:37:13

KATHMANDU, May 2 (Xinhua) -- The death toll from a powerful earthquake in Nepal climbed to 6,624 and a total of 14,025 others were injured, the police said on Saturday.

Efforts were ongoing to retrieve bodies from the rubble, though hopes have faded for finding more survivors a week after the 7.9- magnitude quake hit the Himalayan country.

Meanwhile, the EU ambassador said up to 1,000 people from the European Union, mostly tourists and trekkers, were still unaccounted for in Nepal.

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