Nepal Death Toll may Not Exceed 10,000; More than 17,000 Are Being Treated for Injuries

by Bidita Debnath on  May 11, 2015 at 11:31 PM General Health News
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The death toll in Nepal's devastating earthquake may not go beyond 10,000, Health and Population Minister Khagaraj Adhikari has said.
Nepal Death Toll may Not Exceed 10,000; More than 17,000 Are Being Treated for Injuries
Nepal Death Toll may Not Exceed 10,000; More than 17,000 Are Being Treated for Injuries
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According to him, the toll from the April 25 temblor, which has now crossed 8,000, may not cross the 10,000-mark as some had predicted, Xinhua quoted him as saying. More than 17,800 were injured.

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The 7.9-magnitude quake that jolted the Himalayan nation has partially or fully destroyed over 530,000 government and public buildings.

Source: IANS
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