Live blog: Earthquake in Nepal

KATHMANDU - The death toll of the devastating 7.8 magnitude earthquake that hit Nepal on April 25 has exceeded 5,000.

Straits Times Indochina Bureau Chief Nirmal Ghosh is in its capital Kathmandu.

Meanwhile, journalist Lim Yan Liang and photojournalist Desmond Foo are embedded with the Singapore Armed Forces team who are there to help with relief efforts.

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