Magnitude-7.9 Quake Hits Nepal, Causing Big Damage, Injuries

April 25, 2015 7:35 AM

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Magnitude-7.9 Quake Hits Nepal, Causing Big Damage, Injuries

A strong magnitude-7.9 earthquake shook Nepal's capital and the densely populated Kathmandu Valley before noon Saturday, causing extensive damage with toppled walls and collapsed buildings, officials said.

Dozens of people with injuries were being brought to the main hospital in central Kathmandu. There was no immediate estimate on fatalities.

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