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In Some Nepali Villages, Not a Single Structure Stands

The small fishing village of Majigaon, on the banks of the Indravati River, 100 kilometers (60 miles) by road from Kathmandu, exists on few maps. Now, it has literally been wiped off the map. Not a single structure still stands in Majigaon. All 50 stone and wood homes tumbled in an instant last Saturday when the magnitude-7.8 quake struck Nepal. Majigaon is one of numerous villages and hamlets in the hardest-hit Sindhupolchok district to suffer total devastation. A VOA news crew...

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