At Least 71 Dead As Strong Earthquake Rocks Nepal

April 25, 2015 7:56 AM

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Nepalese people walk past collapsed buildings at Lalitpur, on the outskirts of Kathmandu on Saturday. A powerful 7.9 earthquake struck Nepal, causing massive damage in the capital Kathmandu.

A powerful earthquake struck Nepal Saturday, killing at least 71 people, as the violently shaking earth collapsed houses, leveled centuries-old temples and triggered avalanches in the Himalayas. It was the worst temblor to hit the poor South Asian nation in over 80 years.

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