Nepal Quake: 618 dead in Nepal, 23 in India

Nepal Quake: 618 dead in Nepal, 23 in India

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Death toll  in the massive earthquakes that rocked Nepal Saturday has risen to 618. Tremors of the quake which measured 7.9 on the Richter scale were felt in Bangladesh, Pakistan and in the northern states of India including Delhi, NCR, Bihar, and West Bengal.

An official of the Nepal home ministry confirmed the death toll on an Indian News channel. He said there had been massive damage at the epicentre.

In North and eastern part of India and at least 23 people have died in India due to the massive earthquake that hit Nepal, Money Control reported.

The epicentre of the earthquake is in Lamjung in Nepal.