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  9/18/2011, Elul 19, 5771

At Least Seven Dead in India, Nepal Earthquake


At least seven people were killed, Sunday evening, in an earthquake that struck Nepal and northern parts of India. The tremor was measured at 6.8 on the Richter scale, according to the British Broadcasting Corporation. One of the victims was an eight-year-old boy.

Five of the deaths were reported in Nepal, including three who were crushed when the quake brought down the wall of the British embassy in Katmandu. Doctors were able to save a fourth victim from the scene.