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Photos: Powerful earthquake hits Nepal; at least 1,394 reported dead
A magnitude-7.8 earthquake shook Nepal's capital and the densely populated Kathmandu Valley on Saturday, the worst quake in the Himalayan nation in over 80 years, The Associated Press reported. Rescue teams have reached the area and are searching for survivors.

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APRIL 25: Volunteers work to remove debris at the historic Dharahara tower, a city landmark, after an earthquake in Kathmandu, Nepal.

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APRIL 25: Rescuers remove debris at the historic Dharahara tower, a city landmark, after an earthquake in Kathmandu, Nepal.

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APRIL 25: Volunteers carry an injured woman after an earthquake in Kathmandu, Nepal.

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APRIL 25: Volunteers help remove debris of a building that collapsed at Durbar Square, after an earthquake in Kathmandu, Nepal.

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APIRL 25: Volunteers help remove debris of a building that collapsed at Durbar Square, after an earthquake in Kathmandu, Nepal.

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APRIL 25: Volunteers work to remove debris at the historic Dharahara tower, a city landmark, after an earthquake in Kathmandu, Nepal.

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APRIL 25: People walk past a building that was damaged in an earthquake in Kathmandu, Nepal.

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APRIL 25: A car stands under the weight of an electric pole after it collapsed following an earthquake in Kathmandu, Nepal.

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APRIL 25: People gather in an intersection near a damaged building in Kathmandu, Nepal.

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APRIL 25: Rescuers look for victims under a building that collapsed after an earthquake  in Kathmandu, Nepal.

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APRIL 25: Rescuers clear the debris at Durbar Sqaure after an earthquake in Kathmandu, Nepal.

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APRIL 25: Patients wait at the parking lot of Norvic International Hospital after an earthquake hit Kathmandu, Nepal.

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APRIL 25: Volunteers help with rescue work at the site of a building that collapsed after an earthquake in Kathmandu, Nepal.

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APRIL 25: People gather near a collapsed house after a major earthquake in Kathmandu, Nepal.

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APRIL 25: A collapsed building is pictured after an earthquake hit, in Kathmandu, Nepal.

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APRIL 25: People survey a site damaged by an earthquake, in Kathmandu, Nepal.

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Photos: Powerful earthquake hits Nepal; at least 1,394 reported dead

A magnitude-7.8 earthquake shook Nepal's capital and the densely populated Kathmandu Valley on Saturday, the worst quake in the Himalayan nation in over 80 years, The Associated Press reported. Rescue teams have reached the area and are searching for survivors.

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