Nepal Earthquake death toll surges past 7,500 victims, with 14,500 reportedly injured

Nepal Quake 5

May 2015NEPAL – More than 7,500 people have died as a result of the magnitude-7.8 earthquake that struck Nepal on April 25, the country’s government said Tuesday. The death toll could rise still higher, as thousands of people remained missing and remote villages affected by the quake were still being reached. More than 14,500 people have been injured in the disaster, which caused buildings to collapse, trapping people in the rubble. At least 8 million people have been affected by the earthquake, and more than 2 million have been displaced, the United Nations said, as Voice of America reported. MORE >>> Nepal Earthquake death toll surges past 7,500 victims, with 14,500 reportedly injured

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