Earthquake death toll reaches 8,617

The death toll from the April 25 devastating earthquake that was followed by a powerful aftershock that struck the country on May 12 has reached 8,617 as of Tuesday morning, according to Nepal Police.
Police further informed that a total of 8, 468 people were killed due to the April 25 quake while 149 people lost their lives due to May 12 powerful aftershock.

Police said that 1,713 deaths were recorded in the Kathmandu Valley while 53 in the Eastern Region, 6,253 in Mid-Region, 447 in Mid-Western Region, 22 in Western Region and two people were killed in Far-Western Region due to April 25 great earthquake.

Similarly,12 deaths were recorded in the Kathmandu Valley, four in Eastern Region, 139 in Mid-Region and 3 in Western Region in the May 12 aftershock, according to police.

Likewise, 1 926 were injured in the Kathmandu Valley, 125 in the Eastern Region, 1048 in the Mid-region and 132 in Western Region and 14 have been injured in the Mid-Western Region. Police also informed that four people are still missing in the May 12 quake.

Similarly, police said that a total of 14,544 physical infrastructures have sustained damages due to the quake. Of them, 6, 012 suffered complete damages while 8 512 sustained partial damage.

Source: Myrepublica