(By Estera Popowska)
At least 29 people have been killed and 1,006 injured as a major earthquake struck eastern Nepal, near Mount Everest, the Nepali government has said, BBC reported Tuesday.
Two weeks ago more than 8,000 died in a devastating quake, according to several news sources. According to the US Geological Survey, the latest earthquake hit near the town of Namche Bazaar, near Mount Everest. The earthquake is estimated to have had a magnitude of 7.3 An earthquake on 25 April, centred in western Nepal, had a magnitude of 7.8 according to BBC report.