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Death Toll in Nepal Reaches 6,204 Individuals

Death toll of the devastating earthquake of April 25th in Nepal has reached 6,204 people. Apart from that, 13, 932 individuals are injured, the local government reports.

According to the UN data, the natural disaster in one way or another affected 8 million individuals of the 28-million population of the country. 

On April 25th an earthquake with the estimated magnitude of 7,9 and the hypocenter of 15 km hit the western part of Nepal, 84 km away from the capital, Kathmandu. After the main earthquake hit, 70 more hits were of a slightly less magnitude were recorded.

A man cries as he walks on the street while passing through a damaged statue of Lord Buddha a day after an earthquake in Bhaktapur, Nepal April 26, 2015. REUTERS/Navesh Chitrakar
A man cries as he walks on the street while passing through a damaged statue of Lord Buddha a day after an earthquake in Bhaktapur, Nepal April 26, 2015. REUTERS/Navesh Chitrakar
ATTENTION EDITORS - VISUAL COVERAGE OF SCENES OF INJURY OR DEATH People carry the body of a victim on a stretcher, which was trapped in the debris after an earthquake hit, in Kathmandu, Nepal April 25, 2015.  REUTERS/Navesh Chitrakar
ATTENTION EDITORS – VISUAL COVERAGE OF SCENES OF INJURY OR DEATH
People carry the body of a victim on a stretcher, which was trapped in the debris after an earthquake hit, in Kathmandu, Nepal April 25, 2015. REUTERS/Navesh Chitrakar
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An injured girl is carried to a helicopter following the earthquake in Sindhupalchowk, not far from Kathmandu(Danish Siddiqui/Reuters) Nepal earthquake