Video: The first moments when the devastating earthquake struck Nepal

CCTV footage of the first tremors of the earthquake shows how chaos rose to become one of Nepal's biggest calamity.

By: Express Web Desk | New Delhi | Updated: April 9, 2016 10:59 am
Nepal Video, Nepal earthquake, nepal earthquake video, nepal quake videoearthquake video, earthquake, earthquake nepal, nepal, Nepal news, Asia News, World News Screen grab of the CCTV footage video of the Nepal Earthquake released by the Nepal police.

Nepal Police have released a video of the 7.9 earthquake that reduced large portions of the country into rubble and left over 6,000 dead and another 14,000 injured.

The almost 3-minute long CCTV footage starts with the people of Kathmandu going about their daily business for a while before the earthquake hits. Seconds after the tremors start, chaos doubles as a gate falls on the people walking on the road and is reduced to dust.

Watch Video: LIVE footage of earthquake in Kathmandu

Once the dust settles, people panic and run towards the open field adjacent to the sight. Some are seen trying to help those who are trapped under the fallen structure. Aftershocks continue at the end of the video as more and more people come out in the open.

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