29 Apr '15, 6pm

Nepal quake survivors clash with riot police, UN seeks US$415m

Nepal quake survivors clash with riot police, UN seeks US$415m

KATHMANDU: Desperate survivors of an earthquake that killed more than 5,000 people clashed with riot police in Nepal's capital on Wednesday (Apr 29), as the United Nations appealed for US$415 million for the devastated Himalayan nation. Supplies of food and water are running thin and aftershocks have strained nerves in ruined Kathmandu, home to some 2.5 million before it was shattered by Saturday's 7.8-magnitude quake. The death toll in Nepal from the massive weekend earthquake has risen to nearly 5,500, according to a new tally by disaster management officials. A total of 5,489 people are now known to have died in the 7.8-magnitude quake, according to an update from the National Emergency Operation Centre, while more than 100 others were killed in neighbouring India and China. Desperate to leave, thousands of people gathered outside the main bus station after the governme...

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