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6,204 Killed in Earthquake across Country

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This handout photo taken on April 29, 2015 and released by the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) shows two bodies being excavated at Kolache-2, in Bhaktapur near Kathmandu, four days after the 7.8 magnitude earthquake hit on April 25. Countries and organisations around the world have rushed to help Nepal, where the massive 7.8 magnitude quake has killed more than 5,000 people. AFP PHOTO / Sailendra Kharel / International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) -- EDITORS NOTE -- RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - MANDATORY CREDIT "AFP PHOTO / Sailendra Kharel / International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC)" - NO MARKETING NO ADVERTISING CAMPAIGNS - DISTRIBUTED AS A SERVICE TO CLIENTS - NO ARCHIVES

Kathmandu, May 1,2015: The Home Ministry has updated the number of deaths caused by the April 25 earthquake and the aftershocks at 6,204.

The Ministry recently stated that 13,932 people were injured in the catastrophe. Similarly, 10,394 government offices were completely damaged while 13,880 received partial damages.

As many as 138,182 houses belonging to people were completely damaged in the quake while 122,694 got partial damages.

According to the Home Ministry, 52 persons died and 309 got injury in the eastern region, while more than 5,735 died and 12,403 got injuries in central region; 415 died and 1,196 received injury in the western region; two died and 24 got injury in the mid-western region. There was no casualty in the far-western region.

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