120 Britons Return From Earthquake Hit Nepal

One hundred and twenty British people have returned to the UK from earthquake hit Nepal.

More than 5,000 people died after a 7.8-magnitude earthquake hit the country on Saturday. More than 10,000 are said to have been injured.

A Department for International Development (DfID) chartered Boeing 767, which had previously transported aid into Nepal on Saturday, arrived at Stansted airport at 3am on Thursday.

The youngest passenger on the flight was a three-month-old baby.

It is understood that more than 150 Britons are still sheltering in the British Embassy in the Nepalese capitol, Kathmandu.


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