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On Tuesday, 4,300 people were confirmed dead as a result of the earthquake which hit Nepal on Saturday. More than 8,000 people were reported to have suffered injuries.

Almost 100 people were killed in neighbouring countries while 18 died in avalanches on Mount Everest.

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Death toll in Nepal earthquake has crossed 3,300 on Monday. Officials have warned that the number of casualties could rise as rescue teams reach remote mountainous areas of western Nepal. Over 5,000 people were also injured in the earthquake and the dozen aftershocks that continued till today, with the strongest measuring 6.7 on the Richter scale. Rescuers have been hunting for survivors under heaps of debris with bare hands as well as heavy equipment though the efforts have been hampered due to fresh tremors and thunderstorms. Thousands of injured earthquake survivors are being treated at public hospitals in Kathmandu and the