Nepal earthquake: day one – as it happened

Rolling coverage of developments in Himalayan nation following 7.9 magnitude quake near Kathmandu.

Summary

Updated at 4.53pm BST

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18 people found dead on Mount Everest

Updated at 4.06pm BST

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Source: The Guardian