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By Gopal Sharma and Sanjeev Miglani KATHMANDU (Reuters) - Hundreds of Nepalis were fleeing the capital Kathmandu for the plains on Monday, terror-stricken by two days of powerful aftershocks following a massive earthquake that killed more than 3,200 people and faced with shortages of food and water. Many said they had slept in the open since Saturday's quake, either because their homes were flattened or they were terrified that the aftershocks would bring them crashing down. "We are escaping," said Krishna Muktari, who runs a small grocery store in Kathmandu city. The sick and wounded were lying out in the open in Kathmandu, unable to find beds in the devastated city's hospitals.
04:41 GMT - "It's very painful" - Nepalese players at the World Table Tennis Championships in China have been worrying about family and friends and mourning those who have died. It's very painful," Elina Maharjan says in a press release from organisers. 04:15 GMT - Dharahara tower - The historic nine-storey Dharahara tower, a major tourist attraction, was among the buildings brought down in Kathmandu and police say around 150 people could have been inside at the time based on ticket sales.
KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — The death toll from Nepal's earthquake soared past 3,300 Monday, and how much higher it would rise depended largely on the condition of vulnerable mountain villages that rescue workers were still struggling to reach two days after the disaster.