Earthquake devastates Nepal

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Thousands die in powerful Nepal earthquake

More than 2,300 dead after powerful Nepal earthquake

A 7.8-magnitude earthquake rocked the south-central Asian country of Nepal on Saturday, causing more than 2,300 deaths and widespread devastation. World Vision teams have started to coordinate relief efforts.

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