VA-TF1/USA-1 Works in North Katmandu

VA-TF-1/USA-1 conducted searches over several square miles of a sector north of Kathmandu today after meeting with local emergency officials and the USAR coordination center.  The team encountered friendly and receptive residents throughout their searches, but unfortunately, no live victims were found. Crews will commence search operations in other sectors at first light.  It is presently nighttime in Nepal.  The team’s next working period should commence at approximately 8:30 p.m. EDT tonight.”