Nepal quake claims lives in Bangladesh, India
Injured people receive treatment outside Medicare Hospital in Kathmandu, Nepal, on April 25, 2015. (AP / Niranjan Shrestha)
The Associated Press
Published Saturday, April 25, 2015 8:51AM EDT
Last Updated Saturday, April 25, 2015 10:51AM EDT
DHAKA, Bangladesh -- A TV report says that two people were killed and more than 100 injured in Bangladesh in an earthquake that originated in Nepal.
Somoy TV station reported that one man was killed in the capital Dhaka and another in the northwestern district of Pabna on Saturday when the magnitude-7.9 quake hit Nepal. Its tremors were felt as far away as India, Tibet, Pakistan and Bangladesh.
Somoy said the injuries occurred as people rushed out of homes and shopping malls. It did not give details of the two deaths. Local TV stations and fire services control room aid several buildings were tilted in Dhaka and other towns and cities.
At least 34 people were killed and dozens more injured in India, the government said.
At least 23 people were killed in the eastern state of Bihar in the seven districts that share a border with Nepal, India's Home Ministry said in a statement. Eight people were killed in Uttar Pradesh state. House and wall collapses killed three in West Bengal state.
Dozens in India were also injured in the magnitude-7.8 quake.
Five teams from India's National Disaster Response Force have been sent to Uttar Pradesh and Bihar to help with relief work, the ministry's statement said.