Nepal quake toll hits 5,844: Government

AFP , Thursday 30 Apr 2015

An aerial view of houses damaged by Saturday's earthquake is seen near Chautara, Nepal, April 30, 2015 (Photo: Reuters)

The death toll from a devastating earthquake in Nepal has risen to 5,844, the government said Thursday.

Another 11,175 people have been injured in the 7.8-magnitude quake that hit on Saturday, the home ministry said in a series of tweets.

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