Death Toll in Nepal Quake Rises to More Than 3,200

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Two men help clear debris after buildings collapsed on April 26, 2015 in Bhaktapur, Nepal. (Courtesy: Getty Images/Omar Havana)


A Nepal police official says at least 3,218 people have been confirmed killed in the immense weekend earthquake centered outside of the capital of the Himalayan nation.

Deputy Inspector General of Police Komal Singh Bam gave no further details Monday.

So far 18 people have also been confirmed dead in an avalanche that swept through the Mount Everest base camp in the wake of the earthquake.

Another 61 people were killed in neighboring India.