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Aftershocks cause more terror as Nepal quake toll tops 2,400

Tremors trigger fresh avalanches at Everest base camp; country's hospitals are overwhelmed with victims

Rescuers using a makeshift stretcher to carry an injured person on Saturday after the avalanche triggered by the massive earthquake flattened parts of Everest Base Camp and killed at least 18 people. This is the deadliest disaster in the mountain's history.


POWERFUL aftershocks rocked Nepal on Sunday, further rattling survivors of a quake that killed more than 2,400 and triggering fresh avalanches at Everest base camp, as rescuers dug through rubble in the devastated capital Kathmandu.

Terrified residents, many forced to