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Rescuers carry a victim on a stretcher. (Getty)

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  • People help a man freed from rubble in Kathmandu.
  • (EPA)
  • Historic Durbar Square was severely damaged.
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  • People work to free a man trapped by rubble in Kathmandu.
  • (EPA)
  • Earthquake victims console one another.
  • (AFP/Getty)
  • A woman is comforted next to someone seriously hurt.
  • (EPA)
  • Much of Durbar Square was destroyed.
  • (AP)
  • A patient is treated after the quake in Siliguri, India.
  • (AFP/Getty)
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