A 7.3-magnitude quake has rocked Nepal, followed by two major aftershocks. At least 37 people have been killed in the country and over 1,000 injured. It comes weeks after a disastrous quake left over 8,000 people dead, affecting millions.
Sixteen others were killed in India after rooftops or walls collapsed onto them, according to the country’s Home Ministry.Chinese media reported one death in Tibet.
The quake hit near the town of Namche Bazaar, close to Mt. Everest.It was originally given a magnitude of 7.4 by the US Geological Survey (USGS), but was later downgraded to 7.3.
Around eight million people in Nepal, which has a total population of 28 million, have been affected by the disaster, the UN estimated.
Some two million people still need tents, drinking water, food and medicine.
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