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MOSCOW, April 29. /TASS/. Russian Emergencies Ministry’s rescuers have started disaster relief works in Nepal, the ministry’s head Vladimir Puchkov said on Wednesday.
"Russian rescuers started working. They are professional rescuers," Puchkov said. Also on the team are Russian cynologists who will look for people under rubble, and mountain climbers, who will provide targeted aid to Russians.
"Russian Emergencies Ministry’s specialists have started works to determine the sustainability of buildings and facilities in the earthquake zone in Nepal where aftershocks continue. The Russian Embassy building suffered," Puchkov said.
The devastating 7.9 magnitude earthquake rocked Nepal on Saturday. The death toll of the earthquake has reached 5,020 people, Nepal’s police reported on Wednesday, while 7,624 others were injured. According to the United Nations Disaster Assessment and Coordination (UNDAC), at least 6.6 million citizens have been affected by the disaster.
Seismologists have registered 67 aftershocks after the devastating earthquake, the Indian Meteorological Department told TASS on Saturday. The magnitude of aftershocks varied from 3.2 to 6.9, most of them were felt on the territory of India, Myanmar and Bangladesh.