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Angry Nepalis tired of waiting for aid

Nepali villagers blocked trucks carrying supplies for earthquake victims on Wednesday, demanding the government do more to help after last week’s disaster left more than 5,000 people dead and tens of thousands homeless and short of food and water.

People clear rubble in Kathmandu's Durbar Square

Nepal earthquake: Death toll passes 1,000

The 7.8 magnitude quake struck an area of central Nepal between the capital, Kathmandu, and the city of Pokhara.
There were also victims in India, Bangladesh, Tibet and on Mount Everest, where avalanches were triggered.

Kathmandu Earthquake

Nepal earthquake: Hundreds die, many feared trapped

Hundreds of people are known to have died in a powerful earthquake that struck Nepal, with many more feared trapped under rubble, officials say. The quake measured 7.8 and struck an area between the capital Kathmandu and the city of Pokhara, the US Geological Survey said.

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