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UAVs aiding Canadian relief teams in Nepal

Nepal - From the ground in Nepal, the chaos would have been immediate and terrifying.

April 29, 2015  By CBC News

From the skies above, the scope of the tragedy came into sharper focus after Saturday’s 7.8-magnitude quake — a vast disaster zone with a death toll that has since climbed past 4,600 and turned UNESCO heritage sites such as the Dharahara Tower Hindu shrine into rubble.

Many of those striking aerial images were shot by drones gliding above, the kind of eye-in-the-sky technology that Canadian relief teams will begin deploying as soon as today over the stricken mountainous areas between India and Tibet. | READ MORE


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