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Thousands Take Part In London Vigil For Victims Of Nepal Earthquake

The event was organised by Nepalese groups based in the capital.

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The vigil was organised by a number of Nepalese groups based in the UK capital.

Scenes from Candlelight Vigil for #Nepal in Trafalgar Square, London #PrayforNepal

The United Nations believes that in addition to the deaths, Saturday's 7.8-magnitude quake has affected more than 8 million people and left 10,000 injured.

Vigil for #NepalEarthquake at Trafalgar Square tonight. Moving to see London's Nepali community coming together.

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Britain has so far given ยฃ15 million to the relief effort.

#PrayforNepal #CandleLight #vigil #trafalgarsquare #london #solidarity #RIPtoallcasualties ๐Ÿ™๐Ÿผ๐Ÿ˜ฅ

And the Queen has written to the president of Nepal to express her sadness at the tragedy.

The Queen has sent a message to the President of #Nepal following Saturday's earthquake

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