The World : High Toll Reported in Himalayan Quake

More than 100 people were killed and thousands were injured in India and Nepal when a strong earthquake shook the Himalayan mountains, the Press Trust of India reported. The news agency said 100 people were killed in India's Bihar state, with 1,000 more injured. It said about 800 people had been admitted to hospitals in the city of Darbhanga. Damage was also reported heavy in Darbhanga. From Katmandu, the Nepalese capital, the agency reported 35 more deaths and said thousands were injured in the early morning quake. Hospital sources confirmed six deaths in Bhaktapur near Katmandu. In Golden, Colo., the U.S. Geological Survey recorded the magnitude at 6.7 on the Richter scale and said it was centered about 100 miles southeast of Katmandu.

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