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Buddhist monks salvage a statue of a Buddhist deity from a monastery around the famous Swayambhunath stupa after it was damaged by Saturday's earthquake in Kathmandu, Nepal, Thursday, April 30, 2015. (AP Photo/Niranjan Shrestha)

The Himalayan nation of Nepal was rocked by a 7+ magnitude earthquake on April 25, a disaster that killed more than 7,000 people and injured scores more in the impoverished Asian nation. Thousands of structures in the capital city of Kathmandu were reduced to rubble, and it is currently estimated that hundreds of thousands of homes and smaller structures were destroyed across the country.


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