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Nearly 9,000 dead in quake-hit Nepal, 89 foreigners among over 300 missing

May 23, 2015    

Kathmandu: Over 300 people, including 89 foreigners, are still missing after two powerful, devastating earthquakes struck Nepal, claiming nearly 9,000 lives.About 240 Nepalese nationals and 89 foreigners are still missing since the country's worst earthquake jolted the Himalayan nation on 25 April, police said.Another powerful earthquake struck on 12 May, causing further devastation just as the country was beginning to rebuild itself through relief and rehabilitation.At least 79 foreigners, including 49 Indians, have been killed in the twin earthquakes, the police said in a statement.Of the to...

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