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Rural Nepal Suffers Brunt of Quake’s Devastation

Nepal is still coming to grips with the full extent of the devastation and misery caused by last Saturday’s magnitude 7.8 earthquake. Some of the hardest-hit communities have been cut off by landslides, making it difficult to assess the precise toll of casualties and destruction. A VOA News crew has been among the first to reach a few of the smaller, remote communities. The Sindhupolchak district, 100 kilometers east of Kathmandu, suffered greatly in Nepal’s worst quake in more than 80...

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