On apil 25th saturday morning a massive 7.9 magnitute earth quake hits Nepal, north india death toll rises 449 as of today 4.00 pm
Among those wrecked was the landmark Dharahara tower, with many feared trapped in its ruins.
After the earthquake struck, concerned residents came out into the streets. Mobile phones and other communications have been disrupted.
There are also reports of damage to the airport in the capital. Injured people have been brought to the main hospital.
"It was very scary. The earth was moving... I am waiting for treatment but the [hospital] staff are overwhelmed," a labourer who injured his arm in a collapsing wall told AP.
with little known about the extent of the damage around the earthquake's epicentre, there are fears the death toll could rise.