Daily Mail: ANOTHER massive earthquake hits Nepal: Dozens killed in 7.3 magnitude quake just weeks after 8,000 people died

* Huge earthquake struck in an isolated area 42 miles west of Namche Bazar and triggered deadly landslides
* Tremors were felt over thousands of miles and as far apart as Dhaka, Bangladesh and New Delhi, India
* Nepalese government official says the death toll from the quake in his country has risen to at least 36
* Five other victims were recorded in India and another person lost their life in Tibet, Chinese media said
* Comes less than three weeks after a 7.8 magnitude quake devastated the region, leaving 8,000 dead

A massive earthquake shook Nepal this morning, killing dozens of people and sending thousands more rushing out in to the streets of the capital Kathmandu.

The U.S. Geological Survey said the quake had a magnitude of 7.3 and struck in an isolated, conservation area 42 miles west of the town of Namche Bazar, close to Mount Everest and the border with Tibet.

A Nepalese government official says the death toll in his country has risen to at least 36. Laxmi Dhakal added that the quake also left at least 1,117 people injured after it triggered landslides and caused buildings to collapse.


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