Historic temples leveled
in worst quake since 1934

Hospitals were overrun by the injured even as doctors fled into the streets in a panic. The effects of the earthquake were felt in India, Tibet and Bangladesh.

8 dead as quake-triggered avalanche sweeps Everest

An unknown number of climbers are missing and injured near the mountain’s most dangerous spot, an official said.

People help a man freed from rubble. (EPA)

  • People help a man freed from rubble.
  • (EPA)
  • Rescuers search for survivors.
  • (EPA)
  • People work to free a man trapped by rubble in Kathmandu.
  • (EPA)
  • A woman is comforted next to someone seriously hurt.
  • (EPA)
  • Volunteers remove debris from a collapsed building.
  • (AP)
  • Volunteers tend to an injured woman.
  • (AP)
  • Workers clear debris while searching for survivors.
  • (Getty)
  • The quake kicked up clouds of dust.
  • (EPA)

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