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April 27, 2015 Brooklyn Daily Eagle
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MOUNT EVEREST — Rescue Team Arrives After Avalanche: In this photo provided by Azim Afif, a helicopter prepares to rescue people from camp 1 and 2 at Everest Base Camp, Nepal, on Monday. On Saturday, a large avalanche triggered by Nepal’s massive earthquake slammed into a section of the Mount Everest mountaineering base camp, killing a number of people and left others unaccounted for. Afif and his team of four others from the Universiti Teknologi Malaysia all survived the avalanche.

NEPAL — Damaged Buildings Lean after Quake: Damaged buildings lean to their sides in Kathmandu on Monday. A strong magnitude 7.8 earthquake shook Nepal’s capital and the densely populated Kathmandu Valley on Saturday, causing extensive damage with toppled walls and collapsed buildings.

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NEPAL — Man Offers Prayer to People Affected by Earthquake: Nepalese Bisnu Kumar Lama offers a prayer for the people affected during Saturday’s earthquake at the Boudhanath Stupa in Kathmandu on Monday. The earthquake was the worst to hit the South Asian nation in more than 80 years.

INDIA — Men Travel in Rickshaw: In this April 23 photo, Indian Muslim devotees travel in an auto rickshaw during the Urs festival in Ajmer. Thousands of devotees from different parts of India travel to the shrine of Sufi saint Khwaja Moinuddin Chisht for the annual festival marking the saint’s death anniversary.


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