On Sunday, survivors gathered to mourn and cremate relatives and friends killed in the worst earthquake in 80 years.

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    A Hindu man breaks down during a funeral of Saturday’s earthquake victims on the Pashupatinath bank of Bagmati river, in Kathmandu, Nepal, on April 26, 2015.

    The magnitude-7.8 quake was the worst to hit Nepal in eight decades and caused damage and fatalities in neighboring countries. It destroyed swaths of the oldest neighborhoods of Kathmandu, and was strong enough to be felt all across parts of India, Bangladesh, China’s region of Tibet and Pakistan.


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    Flames rise from burning funeral pyres during the cremation of victims of Saturday’s earthquake, at the Pashupatinath temple on the banks of Bagmati river, in Kathmandu on Sunday.


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    The body of one of the victims of the earthquake that hit Nepal yesterday lays on the floor ready for cremation in Bhaktapur, Nepal on Sunday.


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    Nepalese residents mourn the death of a relative following an earthquake, at a mass cremation in Kathmandu on Sunday. Aid groups and governments worldwide intensified efforts on Sunday to help, but blocked roads, downed power lines and overcrowded hospitals posed formidable challenges in an already poor country.


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    A man sits next to the body of a victim of Saturday’s earthquake, before cremation at the Pashupatinath temple, on the banks of Bagmati river, in Kathmandu on Sunday.


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    Victims of the earthquake that hit Nepal yesterday are cremated on Sunday in Bhaktapur.


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    Relatives pray for victims of the earthquake on Sunday in Bhaktapur.


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    A woman mourns the death of a family member in Bhaktapur on Sunday. Rescuers dug with their bare hands and bodies piled up in Nepal on Sunday after the earthquake devastated the heavily crowded Kathmandu valley.


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    A Nepalese man performs rituals on Sunday during the cremation of his mother who died in the earthquake in Bhaktapur.


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    A relative cries while identifying the body of a relative on Sunday in Bhaktapur.


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    A Nepalese woman holds the hand of her relative at a hospital in Kathmandu on Sunday.


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    People cremate the bodies of earthquake victims in Bhaktapur on Sunday.

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