Nepal earthquake: Roll rises to 7,557

The death toll in Nepal's April 25 earthquake has risen to 7,557, the home ministry announced on Tuesday

Kathmandu: The death toll in Nepal's April 25 earthquake has risen to 7,557, the home ministry announced on Tuesday.

As many as 10,718 buildings were destroyed in the massive earthquake while 14,741 sustained partial damage, the ministry said.

A total of 191,058 houses have been flattened and 175,162 partially devastated.

The district worst hit in the 7.9 magnitude disaster is Sindhupalchowk, which recorded 2,911 fatalities, while 1,202 people have died in Kathmandu district, the ministry said.

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