Buildings collapse, at least two killed as 7.9 quake hits Nepal, India: witnesses

April 25, 2015 7:43 AM

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NEW DELHI (Reuters) - An earthquake measuring 7.9 magnitude, and only 2 km deep, struck east of Pokhara in Nepal on Saturday causing buildings in the capital Kathmandu to collapse, injuring many and leaving a pall of dust over the city, witnesses said.

At the main hospital in Kathmandu, people with broken limbs and arms were being rushed in for treatment. It was unclear how many people have been injured.

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