Panic gripped people as fresh tremors were felt in the earthquake-ravaged Nepal today although its intensity was not known immediately.
As soon as the tremors were felt, people rushed out of their buildings to open grounds. A majority of people, who were already sleeping in open areas, also panicked.
Crisis is looming over earthquake-hit Nepal following shortage of food, water, electricity and medicines as fear drove tens of thousands of people out into the open and the death toll soared to 4,000 amidst fears that it could touch and even cross 5,000.
The death toll in Nepal from the earthquake has risen to around 4,000, officials said.
1,053 people are reported killed in the Kathmandu Valley alone and 875 in Sindhupalchowk.