Earthquake Aftershocks: Panicked Tourists desperate to fly out of Nepal

Kathmandu: The backbone of Nepal’s Economy, Tourism has been worst hit due to the April 25 earthquake which claimed over 3000 lives including many foreigners. Tourists were seen desperate to leave the beautiful himalayan country, while social media was full with posts of missing persons of foreign origin.

International aid teams started arriving into Kathmandu’s Tribhuvan International Airport in Nepal after an earthquake devastated the heavily crowded Kathmandu Valley, killing more than 2,500 people, and triggered a deadly avalanche on Mount Everest.

India flew in medical supplies and relief crews, while China sent in a 60-strong emergency team.
Relief agencies said hospitals in the Kathmandu Valley were overflowing and running out of medical supplies.

At the airport people stood in lines, many desperate to catch a flight as tremors continued to hit the country. One tourist from the Czech republic said she had been waiting at the airport since Saturday.

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