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Nepal's devastating earthquake

A boy – his head shaved in mourning – stands on the rubble of his home.

A South Korean rescue team recover body parts from a dangerously collapsed building in Kathmandu.

Police and volunteers clear rubble from a collapsed temple in Kathmandu.

Soldiers take a break from clearing rubble in Kathmandu.

An earthquake victim screams in pain as she is evacuated from a remote mountain village after five days without treatment.

Earthquake victims are evacuated by helicopter after five days without treatment.

Funeral pyres burn at the Pashupathinath temple six days after a massive earthquake in Nepal.

A woman runs to collect emergency food and medical supplies in the remote Himalayan village of Dovan.

A relative mourns a woman killed in the earthquake at Pashupathinath temple in Kathmandu, Nepal.

A boy plays next to tents where he and his family are staying after their home was destroyed, in the historic heart of Kathmandu.

In April 2015 a series of earthquakes killed nearly 9,000 people and injured 22,000 in this mountainous country on the edge of the Himalayas. It triggered a huge avalanche on Mount Everest killing 21 people. Hundreds of thousands were made homeless and entire villages were flattened. Ancient buildings, including world heritage site Durbar square and stupa temples at Boudhanath and Swayambhunath, were destroyed.