Death toll rises to 65 in second Nepal earthquake

The Kodari Pass, close to the epicentre of second Nepal quake.

The Kodari Pass, close to the epicentre of second Nepal quake. Image by Dhilung Kirat / CC BY 2.0

The number of people killed in the second deadly earthquake to hit Nepal in recent weeks has risen to 65, with expectations that it will rise higher as rescue crews reach remote areas. The epicentre of the quake was east of Kathmandu, close to the Tibet-Nepal border crossing at Kodari, and damage was reported in the Kathmandu Valley, Sindhupalchowk and Dolakha. As well as the many Nepali casualties, fears are growing for the crew of a US aid relief helicopter which went missing during the relief effort yesterday. Read more: bbc.co.uk

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