Third Update on the Kathmandu Earthquake

The earthquake this past week in Nepal has been an unspeakable disaster. The death toll is now over 1300 by conservative count and probably will go much higher.  The damage to  cultural, historical, and religious heritage is heart breaking.

Here is Durbar Square before:

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Photo Credit:  Wikipedia

Here is Durbar Square, Kathmandu  in the aftermath of the earthquake:

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Photo Credit:  EPA

For more information and pictures from Katmandu, please follow this link to coverage from the UK Daily Mail.  Our thoughts and prayers go out to the victims of this tragedy.

About Richard Rollo

I am a retired Community College Instructor. I taught Political Science 1 American Government for 22 years in Southern California. I am originally from Northern Minnesota. My earliest years were spent in the living quarters of a rural Duluth Winnipeg & Pacific Railway Depot. Then my family joined the great 1950's migration to Southern California where I joined up with fellow baby boomers in overcrowded schools.
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