Nepal: there are now 8,000 fatalities in the quake

Nepal: there are now 8,000 fatalities in the quake -

The National Center for Emergency Operations Government Nepal reported that l he died in the earthquake totaled 8,019 and injured 17,866, most of them concentrated in the districts of Sindhupalchowk, north of the Nepalese capital.

in addition, the Executive of China estimates that about 20,800 buildings were completely destroyed and more than 251,800 partially demolished after the earthquake of 7.8 magnitude on the Richter scale last April 25.

the UN estimates that 8 million people need help after the earthquake and 3 million food which requested $ 415 million, of which alone has so far raised 10%, according to the Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs international organization.

This was the earthquake of greater magnitude in Nepal in 80 years and the worst in the Himalayan region in a decade, since 05 another quake would cause more than 84,000 deaths in Kashmir.

Source: Telam

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