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Exclusive Stringer Dispatch: Survivors on moment Nepal quake struck

Global Stringer


The death toll has risen to 157 after a shallow magnitude-6.4 earthquake hit a remote pocket of western Nepal overnight on Friday, local media reported. Local officials have warned that the death toll could rise further as the search continues for those buried under the rubble.

CGTN stringer interviewed residents affected by the earthquake. One of them described the moment the quake struck. "We were sleeping on the ground floor, and all of a sudden, the roof, along with the upper story of the house, collapsed. I felt like the sky was falling," the resident said. Watch the video for more.

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