Quake update: 7,557 killed across country

Quake update: 7,557 killed across country

The Home Ministry has updated the deaths caused by the April 25 earthquake and aftershocks at 7,557.

As per the update, the number of people getting injuries has reached 14,536. As many as 10,718 government buildings were destroyed while 14,741 got partial damages.

Similarly, 191,058 houses belonging to the people have been levelled to surface while 175,162 are partially damaged. Based on 2011 census recording 5.4 million houses across the country, the damage constitutes 7.15 percent.

The district suffering worst with the quake is Sindhupalchowk which recorded 2,911 casualties, while Kathmandu witnessed 1,202 and Nuwakot 904, said the Ministry. RSS

Source: Myrepublica