People queue in front of a water tanker to fetch water near their makeshift tents in an open ground after an earthquake in Kathmandu, Nepal April 26, 2015. REUTERS/Navesh Chitrakar
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Shell-shocked and sleeping in the streets, tens of thousands of Nepalese braced against terrifying aftershocks Sunday while digging for survivors in the devastation wrought a day earlier by a massive earthquake that ripped across this Himalayan nation and killed more than 2,500 people.Saturday's magnitude 7.8 earthquake spread horror from Kathmandu to small villages and to the slopes of Mount Everest, triggering an avalanche that buried part of the base camp packed with foreign climbers preparing to make their summit attempts.Another 61 people died from the quake in India and a few in other neighboring countries.The quake was the worst to hit the South Asian nation in more than 80 years.
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