2 dead, 100 injured in Bangladesh from Nepal quake: TV

AP , Saturday 25 Apr 2015

People gather near a collapsed house after a major earthquake in Kathmandu, Nepal April 25, 2015 (Photo: Reuters)

A TV report says that two people were killed and more than 100 injured in Bangladesh in an earthquake that originated in Nepal.

Somoy TV station reported that one man was killed in the capital Dhaka and another in the northwestern district of Pabna on Saturday when the magnitude-7.9 quake hit Nepal. Its tremors were felt as far away as India, Tibet, Pakistan and Bangladesh.

Somoy said the injuries occurred as people rushed out of homes and shopping malls. It did not give details of the two deaths. Local TV stations and fire services control room aid several buildings were tilted in Dhaka and other towns and cities.

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