Image of Asia: Reconstruction of the Boudhanath Stupa

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Posted: Oct 26, 2016 10:17 AM
Image of Asia: Reconstruction of the Boudhanath Stupa

In this photo by Niranjan Shrestha, a laborer works on the reconstruction of Boudhanath Stupa in Kathmandu, Nepal. The stupa was damaged in the 2015 earthquakes that killed nearly 9,000 people and damaged 1 million buildings, about 600 of them historic sites like the stupa. The reconstruction of the stupa is expected to be complete by November, according to the Boudhanath Area Development Committee.