MAJOR EARTHQUAKE STRIKES NEPAL

A major earthquake has struck eastern Nepal, near Mount Everest, two weeks after more than 8,000 died in a devastating quake.

According to report, at least four people have been killed and an unknown number injured.

The latest earthquake hit near the town of Namche Bazaar, near Mount Everest.

The US Geological Survey said the earthquake had a magnitude of 7.3 while that of April 25, centred in western Nepal, had a magnitude of 7.8.

Nepal Earthquake
Nepal Earthquake

The latest tremor was felt in northern India and Bangladesh.

In the Nepalese capital Kathmandu, which was badly damaged last month, people rushed out of buildings as the quake struck at 12:35 local time (07:50 GMT).

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