At Least 39 Dead, 1,100 Injured After Another Powerful Earthquake Hits Nepal

They were hit again.


Latest developments:

• Tuesday’s earthquake “could add an additional $1 billion to the total costs of reconstruction in Nepal,” according to Rajiv Biswas, Asia-Pacific chief economist for IHS, a global information company.

• At least 36 people have died in Nepal and another 1,129 have suffered injuries due to the latest earthquake, said Nepalese Home Ministry Spokesman Laxmi Prasad Dhakal. Three other deaths were reported in neighboring India, one official said.

• Many people in Kathmandu have brought tents and mats outside, evidently planning to sleep outside, journalist Bhrikuti Rai said.

Full story:

Just over two weeks after thousands died in a mammoth earthquake, Nepal got hit hard again Tuesday — with another powerful tremor that has left dozens more dead, more than 1,000 injured and questions about what’s next for the already traumatized Asian nation.

The fact that Nepal just endured a similar horror, not to mention waves of…

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