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    Several historic buildings in Kathmandu's famous Durbar Square suffered serious damage from the magnitude-7.8 earthquake that struck central Nepal Saturday. The death toll from the disaster rose past 3,300 as rescue workers struggled to reach remote mountain villages.

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