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Nepal PM Koirala requests citizens to donate blood

Nepal PM appealed to donate blood as hospitals badly needed it to treat more than 6,000 people injured in the killer quake.

By: Press Trust of India | Kathmandu |
April 26, 2015 8:59:59 pm
Nepal, Nepal earthquake, earthquake, earthquake nepal, sushil koirala, nepal pm, nepal aid, nepal relief op, nepal relief operation, world news Prime Minister Sushil Koirala today appealed to Nepalese people to donate blood as hospitals badly needed it to treat more than 6,000 people injured in the killer quake. (Reuters)

Prime Minister Sushil Koirala on Sunday appealed to Nepalese people to donate blood as hospitals badly needed it to treat more than 6,000 people injured in the killer quake.

Koirala, after chairing a cabinet meeting, also asked the bussinessmen to open big departmental stores to ease food supplies shortage.

The government has directed all pharmacies near hospitals to operate normally.

Defying the government’s directives will attract stern action, according to myrepublica.com.

Following the meeting, the government also appealed for contributions to the Prime Minister’s Disaster Relief Fund.

Racing against time, rescuers today waded through tonnesof rubble of flattened homes and buildings in Nepal to look for survivors of the earthquake that has killed over 2,350 people, including five Indians, and left more than 6,000 others injured.

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