Published On: Sat, Apr 25th, 2015

[VIDEO] 7.9 magnitude earthquake hits Nepal causing major damage, injuries

A 7.9 magnitude earthquake shook Nepal's capital Kathmandu before noon Saturday. Houses and centuries-old temples collapsed, roads were cut open, more than 600 people killed, dozens of people injured.

A 7.9 magnitude earthquake shook Nepal’s capital Kathmandu before noon Saturday. Houses and centuries-old temples collapsed, roads were cut open, more than 1500 people killed, dozens of people injured.

The Massive tremors, which lasted for 30 seconds and as long as a few, minutes were felt throughout North India.

Nepal’s tourism ministry said that earthquake buried part of the base camp for climbers bound for Mount Everest, killing at least eight people.

 

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