Nepal Earthquake: Aftershocks Rattle Nepal as Death Toll Passes 2,200

April 26, 2015 12:29 PM

8 0

(KATHMANDU, Nepal) — Sleeping in the streets and shell-shocked, Nepalese cremated the dead and dug through rubble for the missing Sunday, a day after a massive Himalayan earthquake killed more than 2,200 people. Aftershocks tormented them, making buildings sway and sending panicked Kathmandu residents running into the streets.

The cawing of crows mixed with terrified screams as the worst of the aftershocks — magnitude 6.7 — pummeled the capital city. It came as planeloads of supplies, doctors and relief workers from neighboring countries began arriving in this poor Himalayan nation. No deaths or injuries were reported fro...

Also read: The Cubs are going to the World Series for the first time since 1945

Read more

To category page