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NEW DELHI, April 27. /TASS/. The death toll from Saturday's devastating 7.9 magnitude earthquake in Nepal has exceeded 3,700, the Nepalese police headquarters said on Monday.
"Official death toll-3729, injured-6944," the police said on its Twitter account.
Local media reports say people continue coming to field and civilian hospitals in Kathmandu.
An official spokesman for Nepal’s police, Kamal Singh Ban, told TASS Kathmandu has suffered the worst damage where 808 people have been killed and another 2,400 have been injured. Another 232 people have died and around the same number of people have been injured in Bhaktapur, near the capital.
Nepal’s police said 875 people have been killed in the Sindhupalchok district, in Bagmati Zone, and up to 279 people have been injured there.
Russia’s embassy in Nepal keeps in touch with fellow Russians in the country and provides them with all the necessary assistance, a spokesman for Russia’s embassy in Kathmandu, Azret Botashev, told TASS by phone.
He confirmed that there are no Russians among those killed by the quake.
A devastating 7.9 magnitude earthquake rocked Nepal on Saturday. At least 50 aftershocks with a magnitude ranging from 3.5 to 6.9 were registered over two days after the earthquake.
The aftershocks were also felt in India’s capital and its eastern, northern and northeastern states where more than 60 people have died and another 250 people have been injured, and also in Myanmar and Bangladesh.