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Himalayan Quake's Toll Rises to 55

Rain, landslides hamper rescue efforts

(Newser) - At least 55 people are dead in India, Nepal, and Tibet after yesterday’s 6.9 magnitude earthquake , and the search for more survivors in remote Himalayan villages is being hampered by rain and landslides. "The situation doesn't look good," a UN official tells Reuters . "My... More »

26 Dead in India Earthquake

Epicenter was near Nepal border; no immediate damage reported

(Newser) - A 6.8 earthquake shook northeastern India and Nepal today, killing at least 26 people, injuring scores and damaging buildings and sending lawmakers in Nepal's capital running into the streets, reports the BBC . The quake was felt across northeast India, including the capital of New Delhi. It triggered at... More »

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