Nepal Earthquake aftermath by Simon de Trey-White
28th April 2015, Kathmandu, Nepal. Survivors from Seven Story Chowk, L-R: Gunjan Bhujel (31); his wife Maya Devi Basnet (31) holding their son Nelson Bhujel (4) and Gunjan's mother Sanumaya Bhujel (63) sit in their makeshift shelter in Kapan, Kathmandu on the 28th April 2015, Nepal.
'Seven Story Chowk' (Seven Story Road) is an area named after a building with seven floors), this family did not live in it but nearby. 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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