16 killed in new Nepal earthquake: Disaster agency

AFP , Tuesday 12 May 2015

Local residents evacuate onto a street minutes after an earthquake in central Kathmandu, Nepal, May 12, 2015 (Photo: Reuters)

At least 16 people were killed in a new earthquake that struck devastated Nepal on Tuesday, according to a bulletin from the country's disaster agency

A further 335 were also injured in the 7.3-magnitude quake, Nepal's national emergency operation centre said on twitter, less than three weeks after a similar disaster killed more than 8,000 people.

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