This morning we begin with breaking news. New aftershocks in Nepal across south Asia after that massive 7.8 earthquake that has killed thousands already. The pictures of the devastation just... See More
This morning we begin with breaking news. New aftershocks in Nepal across south Asia after that massive 7.8 earthquake that has killed thousands already. The pictures of the devastation just incredible. That is an avalanche that was sparked by the quake. It's hit climbers near Mt. Everest. Let's get right to ABC's Alex Marquardt on the phone from Delhi, India, the staging air what for the aid effort. Good morning, Alex. Reporter: Good morning, George. We got word from Nepal just a short time ago there's been another huge aftershock this morning. Our ABC news team was in the air over the capital of Kathmandu when it struck. We returned back to India because it was so powerful that the airport was closed. The latest death toll so far from Saturday's massive quake is now more than 2100 people. It was a 7.8 on the Richter scale and felt as far away as China, India and Bangladesh. Teams in Nepal are frantically digging through the rubble looking for any survivor, many across the country spending the night outside fearful that more tremors would bring down their homes. Now, we know that at least two Americans were killed, both on Mt. Everest, when the base camp was hit by a huge avalanche triggered when the earthquake struck. One of them was Google executive Dan fredinburg. At least 16 others on the mountain also died. The situation still very fluid this morning, George. Rescuers and resources desperately trying to get into Nepal amid fears that the death toll will only continue to grow. George. Thank you, Alex. The U.S. Ramping up its aid effort, as well.
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