HIS­TORY CRUM­BLES

Hindustan Times ST (Mumbai) - HT Navi Mumbai Live - - FRONT PAGE -

Nine-storey Dhara­hara Tower in Kathmandu col­lapses, killing 250 tourists. The iconic 60-me­tre­high struc­ture was built in 1832 for the queen. Was brought down by earth­quakes twice be­fore (1834 and 1934) and was re­stored in 1936. Dur­bar Square, a UNESCO site that houses a statue of Lord Hanu­man, also de­stroyed along with sev­eral an­cient tem­ples.

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