- The death toll in Nepal rises to 3,218, a government official says
- The number of injured is reported to be more than 6,500, he says
- Another 56 people are dead in India, and 20 in China
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Kathmandu, Nepal (CNN)The death toll from the devastating earthquake that struck Nepal two days ago surged past 3,000 on Monday, a government official said. The desperate search for survivors from the country's worst natural disaster in more than 80 years continued.