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Nepal earthquake, Day 4: Search for living dead


In this April 27, 2015 photo, rescue teams carry a body dug out of the collapsed Sitapyla church in Kathmandu, Nepal. A strong earthquake shook Nepal's capital and the densely populated Kathmandu Valley on Saturday. The catastrophe has overwhelmed Nepal’s government, with the challenge expected to worsen as the death toll climbs as rescuers reach vulnerable mountain villages that were hit hard. (AP)




In this April 27, 2015 photo, rescue teams search for bodies in the collapsed Sitapyla church in Kathmandu, Nepal. A strong earthquake shook Nepal's capital and the densely populated Kathmandu Valley on Saturday. The catastrophe has overwhelmed Nepal’s government, with the challenge expected to worsen as the death toll climbs as rescuers reach vulnerable mountain villages that were hit hard. (AP)




In this April 27, 2015 photo, locals watch rescue teams try to remove the body of a 12-year-old girl from a collapsed home in Kathmandu, Nepal. A strong earthquake shook Nepal's capital and the densely populated Kathmandu Valley on Saturday. The catastrophe has overwhelmed Nepal’s government, with the challenge expected to worsen as the death toll climbs as rescuers reach vulnerable mountain villages that were hit hard. (AP)




In this April 27, 2015 photo, locals watch rescue teams lay bodies dug out of the collapsed Sitapyla church in Kathmandu, Nepal. A strong earthquake shook Nepal's capital and the densely populated Kathmandu Valley on Saturday. The catastrophe has overwhelmed Nepal’s government, with the challenge expected to worsen as the death toll climbs as rescuers reach vulnerable mountain villages that were hit hard. (AP)




In this April 27, 2015 photo, Nepalese and Indian rescue teams remove a body from the collapsed Sitapyla church in Kathmandu, Nepal. A strong earthquake shook Nepal's capital and the densely populated Kathmandu Valley on Saturday. The catastrophe has overwhelmed Nepal’s government, with the challenge expected to worsen as the death toll climbs as rescuers reach vulnerable mountain villages that were hit hard. (AP)




Kevin Lama, 12, of New York, keeps candles lit at a growing memorial after a deadly earthquake in Nepal, Monday, April 27, 2015, in the Jackson Heights section of the Queens borough of New York. The 7.8 magnitude earthquake on Saturday caused massive devastation, with more than 2,500 people killed and thousands injured in Nepal. It brought down buildings and even a monument, and set off avalanches on Mount Everest. (AP)





Sophia Lama, 7, of New York, makes sure a message of hope holds onto a wall after on a growing memorial after a deadly earthquake in Nepal, Monday, April 27, 2015, in the Jackson Heights section of the Queens borough of New York. The 7.8 magnitude earthquake on Saturday caused massive devastation, with more than 2,500 people killed and thousands injured in Nepal. It brought down buildings and even a monument, and set off avalanches on Mount Everest. (AP)





Pakistani girls light candles and offer prayers for Nepalese victims of Saturday's earthquake, in Multan, Pakistan, Monday, April 27, 2015. The earthquake was the worst to hit the South Asian nation in more than 80 years. It was strong enough to be felt all across parts of India, Bangladesh, China's region of Tibet and Pakistan. (AP)

Monday, April 27

 


A girl holds her mother as they stand outside a hospital during a strong aftershock after an earthquake in Kathmandu, Nepal April 26, 2015, a day after the 7.9 magnitude earthquake killed more than 2,400 people and devastated Kathmandu valley. (REUTERS)



Nepalese residents mourn the death of a relative following an earthquake, at a mass cremation in Kathmandu on April 26, 2015. Aid groups and governments worldwide intensified efforts April 26 to help earthquake-hit Nepal, but blocked roads, downed power lines and overcrowded hospitals posed formidable challenges in an already poor country. (AFP)




A Nepalese resident mourns the death of a relative following an earthquake in Kathmandu on April 26, 2015. International aid groups and governments intensified efforts to get rescuers and supplies into earthquake-hit Nepal on April 26, 2015, but severed communications and landslides in the Himalayan nation posed formidable challenges to the relief effort. As the death toll surpassed 2,000, the US together with several European and Asian nations sent emergency crews to reinforce those scrambling to find survivors in the devastated capital Kathmandu and in rural areas cut off by blocked roads and patchy phone networks. (AFP)



In this Sunday, April 26, 2015 photo released by China's Xinhua News Agency, students light candles and pray for people trapped in Nepal earthquake at the University of South China in Hengyang City, central China's Hunan Province. Saturday's earthquake was the worst to hit the South Asian nation in more than 80 years. It destroyed swaths of the oldest neighborhoods of Kathmandu and was strong enough to be felt all across parts of India, Bangladesh, China's region of Tibet and Pakistan. (Cao Zhengping/Xinhua via AP)



Novice Buddhist monks light candles and offer prayers for victims of Nepal's earthquake, in Bodhgaya, India, Sunday, April 26, 2015. Saturday’s earthquake centered outside Kathmandu, the capital of Nepal, was the worst to hit the South Asian nation in over 80 years. It destroyed swaths of the oldest neighborhoods of Kathmandu, and was strong enough to be felt all across parts of India, Bangladesh, China's region of Tibet and Pakistan. (AP)




Flames rise from burning funeral pyres during the cremation of victims of Saturday's earthquake, at the Pashupatinath temple on the banks of Bagmati river, in Kathmandu, Nepal, Sunday, April 26, 2015. The earthquake centered outside Kathmandu, the capital, was the worst to hit the South Asian nation in over 80 years. It destroyed swaths of the oldest neighborhoods of Kathmandu, and was strong enough to be felt all across parts of India, Bangladesh, China's region of Tibet and Pakistan.(AP)




A man sits next to the body of a victim of Saturday’s earthquake, before cremation at the Pashupatinath temple, on the banks of Bagmati river, in Kathmandu, Nepal, Sunday, April 26, 2015. The earthquake centered outside Kathmandu, the capital, was the worst to hit the South Asian nation in over 80 years. It destroyed swaths of the oldest neighborhoods of Kathmandu, and was strong enough to be felt all across parts of India, Bangladesh, China's region of Tibet and Pakistan.(AP)




A sadhu, or Hindu holy man, waves a string of beads to a man who broke down during a funeral of Saturday’s earthquake victims on the banks of Bagmati river in Kathmandu, Nepal, Sunday, April 26, 2015. The earthquake centered outside Kathmandu, the capital, was the worst to hit the South Asian nation in over 80 years. It destroyed swaths of the oldest neighborhoods of Kathmandu, and was strong enough to be felt all across parts of India, Bangladesh, China's region of Tibet and Pakistan. (AP)




Mountaineers and Nepalese Sherpa guides evacuated from Everest Base Camp wait to board a rescue chopper to be flown to Lukla, in Pheriche, Nepal, Sunday, April 26, 2015. Mountaineers, guides and porters streamed from Mount Everest base camp on Sunday in the wake of a deadly earthquake-triggered avalanche that obliterated parts of the rocky village of nylon tents. Some warned that dozens of people may still be missing. (AP)




A man offers prayers to Hindu God Bhairav at Basantapur Durbar Square, a lot of which was damaged in Saturday's earthquake, in Kathmandu, Nepal, Sunday, April 26, 2015. The earthquake centered outside Kathmandu, the capital, was the worst to hit the South Asian nation in over 80 years. It destroyed swaths of the oldest neighborhoods of Kathmandu, and was strong enough to be felt all across parts of India, Bangladesh, China's region of Tibet and Pakistan.(AP)




People gather on an open space for security reasons at Basantapur Durbar Square, damaged in Saturday’s earthquake, in Kathmandu, Nepal, Sunday, April 26, 2015. The earthquake centered outside Kathmandu, the capital, was the worst to hit the South Asian nation in over 80 years. It destroyed swaths of the oldest neighborhoods of Kathmandu, and was strong enough to be felt all across parts of India, Bangladesh, China's region of Tibet and Pakistan. (AP)




Indian soldiers arrive with supplies at the Tribhuwan International Airport a day after a massive earthquake in Kathmandu, Nepal, Sunday, April 26, 2015. A strong earthquake shook Nepal's capital and the densely populated Kathmandu Valley before noon Saturday, causing extensive damage with toppled walls and collapsed buildings, officials said. (AP)

 

 

Sunday, April 26

 

 

Relief material is loaded into an Indian Air Force aircraft headed to Nepal, in New Delhi, India, Saturday, April 25, 2015. A powerful earthquake struck Nepal Saturday and collapsed houses, leveled centuries-old temples and triggered avalanches on Mt. Everest. It was the worst tremor to hit the poor South Asian nation in over 80 years. (AP)




Laxmi Shristha, Marium Chhetri, left to right, Gayatri Sharma, Talence Dhakal and his mother, Karuna Dhakal, take part in a prayer service for victims of the Nepal earthquake Saturday, April 25, 2015 at International Nepali Church in Irving, Texas. (G.J. McCarthy/The Dallas Morning News via AP)




In this April 25, 2015 photo, people try to lift the debris from a temple at Hanumandhoka Durbar Square after an earthquake in Kathmandu, capital of Nepal, Saturday, April 25, 2015.  A strong earthquake shook Nepal's capital and the densely populated Kathmandu Valley before noon Saturday, causing extensive damage with toppled walls and collapsed buildings, officials said.  (Sunil Sharma/Xinhua via AP)




In this photo provided by China's Xinhua News Agency, people gather beside damaged buildings after an earthquake in Kathmandu, capital of Nepal, Saturday, April 25, 2015.  A strong earthquake shook Nepal's capital and the densely populated Kathmandu Valley before noon Saturday, causing extensive damage with toppled walls and collapsed buildings, officials said. (Pratap Thapa/Xinhua via AP)




The historic Dharahara tower, a city landmark, stands destroyed after an earthquake in Kathmandu, Nepal, Saturday, April 25, 2015. A strong magnitude-7.9 earthquake shook Nepal's capital and the densely populated Kathmandu Valley before noon Saturday, causing extensive damage with toppled walls and collapsed buildings, officials said. (AP)




In this photo provided by Azim Afif people approach the scene after an avalanche triggered by a massive earthquake swept across Everest Base Camp, Nepal on Saturday, April 25, 2015. Afif and his team of four others from the Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM) all survived the avalanche. (Azim Afif via AP)




A school student receives treatment at a hospital after he was injured in an earthquake in Motihari, in the eastern Indian state of Bihar, Saturday, April 25, 2015. Officials say dozens have been killed and more injured in India in a powerful earthquake that struck neighboring Nepal. (Press Trust of India via AP)




People rest on debris at Durbar Square after an earthquake in Kathmandu, Nepal, Saturday, April 25, 2015. A strong magnitude-7.9 earthquake shook Nepal's capital and the densely populated Kathmandu Valley before noon Saturday, causing extensive damage with toppled walls and collapsed buildings, officials said. (AP)



Saturday, April 25



An  man walks past damage caused by an earthquake in Kathmandu, Nepal, Saturday, April 25, 2015. A strong magnitude-7.9 earthquake shook Nepal's capital and the densely populated Kathmandu Valley before noon Saturday, causing extensive damage with toppled walls and collapsed buildings, officials said. (AP)
 


In this photo released by China's Xinhua News Agency, a collapsed building is seen in Nepal's capital Kathmandu Saturday, April 25, 2015. A strong earthquake shook Nepal's capital and the densely populated Kathmandu Valley before noon Saturday, causing extensive damage with toppled walls and collapsed buildings, officials said. (Xinhua via AP)

 

People stand on the runway outside the International Terminal after a earthquake hit, at Tribhuvan International Airport, Kathmandu, Nepal, April 25, 2015, in this handout courtesy of Dhany Osman. The massive earthquake measuring 7.9 magnitude struck 80 km (50 miles) east of Pokhara in Nepal on Saturday, causing some buildings in the capital Kathmandu to collapse, witnesses said. (REUTERS)

 


People stand on the runway outside the International Terminal after a earthquake hit, at Tribhuvan International Airport, Kathmandu, Nepal, April 25, 2015, in this handout courtesy of Dhany Osman. The massive earthquake measuring 7.9 magnitude struck 80 km (50 miles) east of Pokhara in Nepal on Saturday, causing some buildings in the capital Kathmandu to collapse, witnesses said. (REUTERS)




People take refuge at a school after a 7.7 magnitude earthquake struck in Kathmandu, Nepal, April 25, 2015. The earthquake struck 80 km (50 miles) east of Pokhara in Nepal on Saturday, about half-way between the town and the capital Kathmandu, the U.S. Geological Survey said, and witnesses said some buildings in Kathmandu had collapsed.  (REUTERS)




People take refuge at a school after a 7.7 magnitude earthquake struck in Kathmandu, Nepal, April 25, 2015. The earthquake struck 80 km (50 miles) east of Pokhara in Nepal on Saturday, about half-way between the town and the capital Kathmandu, the U.S. Geological Survey said, and witnesses said some buildings in Kathmandu had collapsed. (REUTERS)

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