April 25 - 29, 2015
A strong (7.9) earthquake hit Nepal in the area near Saurpani, between capital Kathmandu and tourist town Pokhara. The earthquake was followed by many powerful aftershocks and a new earthquake (6.7) hit Nepal on Sunday April 26.
The earthquakes caused extensive damage to buildings and thousands of deaths and injuries and was even felt in Pakistan, India and Bangladesh.
Many (historic) buildings collapsed, temples have been ruined, roads destroyed. More than 6000 deaths in Nepal and tens of deaths in India & Tibet.