People try to free a man from the rubble of a destroyed building after an earthquake hit Nepal, in Kathmandu, Nepal, 25 April 2015. The man, later identified as Bishnu Khadka, had been working on a construction site and was rescued, suffering a severe injury on one leg. A 7.9-magnitude earthquake rocked Nepal destroying buildings in Kathmandu and surrounding areas, with unconfirmed rumors of casualties. The epicenter was 80 kilometres north-west of Kathmandu, United States Geological Survey. Strong tremors were also felt in large areas of northern and eastern India and Bangladesh. EPA/NARENDRA SHRESTHA


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Photographer: Narendra Shrestha