Nepal asks foreign nations to end search, rescue operations
Nepal has asked foreign countries to wrap up search and rescue operations nine days after a devastating earthquake killed more than 7,200 people, now there is no hope of finding people alive in the rubble.
Kathmandu Last Updated: May 5, 2015 | 08:21 IST
Dozens of countries sent teams to look for survivors after the Himalayan nation was hit by a 7.8-magnitude quake on April 25, its worst since 1934, but the Nepal government now believes the search and rescue work has been nearly completed. (Photo: Reuters)