People around the world show solidarity with quake-hit Nepal

World Today

Hundreds of people gather in Diversity Square to light candles during a vigil for the victims of the earthquake in Nepal on April 26, 2015 in the Jackson Heights section of the Queens borough of New York City. (Photo by Andrew Theodorakis/Getty Images, via AFP)

Countries around the world have sent rescue teams to Nepal following the tragic 8.1 earthquake that shook the region, killing over 4,000. But it’s not just aid and rescue workers showing their support for  Nepal. People around the world have taken to the streets and social media to show solidarity with those devastated by the quake and its aftershocks.

Using the hashtags, #PrayForNepal #StayStrongNepal and #BeWithNepal, the social media world stood together with the Nepalese people.

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