Aftermath Photos Of Magnitude 7.8 Nepal Earthquake, Almost 2000 Killed

26 04 2015
A building stands damaged after an earthquake in Kathmandu, Nepal, Saturday, April 25, 2015. A strong magnitude-7.9 earthquake shook Nepal's capital and the densely populated Kathmandu Valley before noon Saturday, causing extensive damage with toppled walls and collapsed buildings, officials said. (AP Photo/ Niranjan Shrestha)

A building stands damaged after an earthquake in Kathmandu, Nepal, Saturday, April 25, 2015. A strong magnitude-7.9 earthquake shook Nepal’s capital and the densely populated Kathmandu Valley before noon Saturday, causing extensive damage with toppled walls and collapsed buildings, officials said. (AP Photo/ Niranjan Shrestha)

A 7.8 magnitude earthquake hits Kathmandu, Nepal, on Saturday killing nearly 2000 people.

More than 700 people died in Kathmandu alone.

The Saturday earthquake was the worst earthquake in Nepal since the 1934 earthquake that killed about 8500 people.

The death toll from the earthquake might rise as the situation in the remote area is unclear because those places are either cut off or hard to access.

The earthquake sparked avalanches in the Mount Everest that killed at least seventeen people; which is the mountain’s worst disaster.

A strong aftershock with a magnitude of 6.7, centred 60km (40 miles) east of Nepal’s capital Kathmandu on Sunday sending people running for open ground in the city.

Here are some photos of the aftermath…

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