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


Breaking News Update:  At least 36 people have died in Nepal as a result of Tuesday’s magnitude-7.3 quake, and another 1,129 people were injured, said Laxmi Prasad Dhakal, a spokesman for Nepal’s Home Ministry. With three deaths in India previously reported, CNN’s count of the deaths in Nepal and India related to Tuesday’s earthquake is at 39.

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A little more than two weeks after thousands died in a mammoth earthquake, Nepal got hit hard again on Tuesday — with another powerful tremor that has already 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 aftershocks that followed, didn’t diminish from Tuesday’s damage or shock. Some buildings that were damaged earlier collapsed, while locals scrambled for their lives knowing full well Mother Nature’s might.

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