US military aircraft, heavy equipment and air traffic controllers will start arriving in Nepal from today as part of a relief operation following the devastating earthquake, a senior US officer has said.
Brigadier General Paul Kennedy told Reuters six military aircraft, including two helicopters will be accompanied by 100 marines and lifting equipment under an agreement reached with Nepal's government earlier in the week.
Last week's 7.8 magnitude quake has killed at least 6,250 people and left hundreds of thousands homeless.
Four men trapped under as much as 10 foot of rubble after the Nepal earthquake were rescued when NASA technology sensed their heartbeats.
One medical worker told ITV News it was like 'entering your worst nightmare' as they tried to help look after the injured.