Quake shakes northwest Nepal, killing at least 128 and injuring dozens. Officials fear toll to rise

This handout photo provided by Nepal Prime Minister’s Office shows an earthquake-affected area in northwestern Nepal, Saturday. (Nepal Prime Minister’s Office /via AP)

KATHMANDU, Nepal — Helicopters and ground troops rushed to help people hurt in a strong earthquake that shook districts in northwestern Nepal just before midnight Friday, killing at least 128 people and injuring dozens more, officials said Saturday.