Nepal Earthquake aftermath by Simon de Trey-White
2nd May 2015, Kathmandu, Nepal. Nepali police rescue teams watch as a digger clears the rubble of a collapsed hotel at Gongabu Kathmandu, Nepal on the 2nd May 2015, this area was quite badly hit with many buildings collapsing while others around them remained unscathed, many people were killed in a small area but as recently as 30th April a woman was rescued from the hotel where she worked 5 days after the earthquake.
An earthquake with magnitude 7.8 occurred near Lamjung, Nepal, 50 miles northeast of the capital Kathmandu at 06:11:26 UTC on Apr 25, 2015. The capital has seen considerable devastation including the nine-story Dharahara Tower, one of Kathmandu's landmarks built by Nepal's royal rulers as a watchtower in the 1800s and a UNESCO-recognised historical monument. It was reduced to rubble and there were reports of people trapped. Portions of historic buildings in the World Heritage gazetted site of Patan have also been destroyed as well as many buildings in the old city.
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