The Latest: Death toll in Nepal quake more than 3,200; rescuers struggle to reach all areas

April 27, 2015 3:51 AM

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Nepal's Deputy Inspector General of Police Komal Singh Bam says at least 3,218 people have been confirmed killed in Saturday's earthquake. So far 18 people have also been confirmed dead in an avalanche that swept through the Mount Everest base camp in the wake of the earthquake. Another 61 people were killed in neighboring India.

In a western part of Kathmandu, dozens of Nepali soldiers and Indian rescue workers pulled 16 bodies and one survivor from a collapsed green, three-story building that housed a church. Officials say a Christian meeting was being held on the second floor when the quake hit on Saturday.

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