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Hundreds feared dead in Nepal after massive quake

Aftermath: A collapsed house in Siliguri, east India
HUNDREDS of people were feared killed in Nepal today (Apri 25) after a massive 7.9 magnitude earthquake ripped through large parts of the country, toppling office blocks and towers in the panic-stricken capital Kathmandu. Officials said that at least 114 people are known to have died in Nepal but that the toll could be many times higher, while casualties were a...

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