A massive earthquake about 7.4 magnitude rocked the Himalayan state of Nepal with severe tremors felt all across North India. The epicentre of the quake is around 80 kms north-west of Kathmandu.
Nepal’s Information and Broadcasting Minister Minendra Rijal told NDTV that the earthquake lasted 10 to 15 minutes.
Immediate reports are not available about the casualties. Unconfirmed reports say that scores of buildings have been damaged.
The earthquake has triggered severe tremors across north India with panic-stricken people coming out of their buildings.