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Women from Saurpani-4 village show rice that they picked up from the ground. 'Some bags have holes and where the soldiers stop for rest there is always rices says 73  year  old Tulsa (left). 'We receive rice from the soldiers but still can't see it wasted on the ground.' On 25 April 2015 a 7.8 magnitude earthquake struck central Nepal (Gorkha District was the epicentre), causing widespread destruction of property and infrastructure and killing approximately 8,000 people and injuring more than 18,000. Many buildings on the UNESCO World Heritage list were also damaged or destroyed. A second earthquake, considered an aftershock, struck on 13 May 2015, causing further loss of life and property.