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The death toll from a devastating earthquake in Nepal has risen to 5,057.
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More than 4,000 people died in Nepal after a 7.8 magnitude quake that hit Saturday and the toll was rising Monday.
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The quake-struck mountains north of Kathmandu are heavily populated, with villages on very steep, landslide-prone slopes.
Terrified residents were jolted by a 6.7-magnitude aftershock that compounded one of the worst disasters to hit the impoverished Himalayan nation.
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