Death toll from Tuesday’s quake reaches 76
- 56 killed in Dolakha
May 13, 2015-
The death toll from Tuesday’s powerful earthquake has reached 56 in Dolakha district. The quake has claimed 76 lives across the country.
The 6.8 magnitude quake, that struck the country at 12:50 pm, has injured 2,374 people across the country.
Rescue choppers have airlifted 206 people from Dolakha, one of the worst-hit districts in the quake, to hospitals in the Capital.
Rescue teams are pulling out bodies from the debris of collapsed buildings in Dolakha district. The team has pulled out the body of Arniko Development Bank manager from the rubbles of the collapsed bank building while bodies have also been recovered from the debris of Hotel Paradise in the district.
Published: 13-05-2015 17:45