Bikash and Jyanti Chudal said their nephew died in hospital after being struck by a falling building
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Belfast family mourn loss of nephew after Nepal earthquake

A Nepalese family in Belfast is mourning the loss of a relative who died after an earthquake struck Nepal.

The 7.8 magnitude quake struck an area of central Nepal between the capital, Kathmandu, and the city of Pokhara.

The International Committee of the Red Cross had said 90 British and Irish were missing - but 23 have since been accounted for online.

At least 3,617 people are now known to have died in the massive earthquake.

Speaking to BBC News NI's Will Leitch, Bikash and Jyanti Chudal said their nephew died in hospital after being hit by a falling building.

  • 27 Apr 2015
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