Another Major Earthquake Hits Nepal, killing 29 People


A major earthquake has struck eastern Nepal, near Mount Everest, two weeks after more than 8,000 died in a devastating quake. At least 29 people have been killed and 1,006 injured. The latest earthquake hit near the town of Namche Bazaar, near Mount Everest with a magnitude of 7.3. An earthquake on 25 April, centred in western Nepal, had a magnitude of 7.8.

The latest tremor was also felt in northern India and Bangladesh, and was centred east of the Nepalese capital Kathmandu, in a rural area close to the Chinese border