Search for bodies in historic Nepal stupaUpdated 0701 GMT (1501 HKT) May 4, 2015 Chat with us in Facebook Messenger. Find out what's happening in the world as it unfolds. Photos: Search for bodies in historic Nepal stupaCNN's Tom Booth witnessed a Chinese team searching for bodies in the debris of a historic stupa after the devastating Nepal earthquake that struck on Saturday, April 25. Hide Caption 1 of 5 Photos: Search for bodies in historic Nepal stupaThe earthquake damaged parts of the Swayambhunath Stupa, a famous tourist spot in Kathmandu often called the "Monkey Temple" after the wild monkeys who roam the site. Hide Caption 2 of 5 Photos: Search for bodies in historic Nepal stupaThe stupa is one of the oldest religious sites in Nepal, and dates back to the 5th century. To reach it, visitors must hike up a tall hill. Hide Caption 3 of 5 Photos: Search for bodies in historic Nepal stupaAccording to local lore, the dome at the base of the stupa represents the entire world. The eyes painted on the stupa represent wisdom and compassion.Hide Caption 4 of 5 Photos: Search for bodies in historic Nepal stupaWhen the earthquake hit, many of Nepal's most renowned tourist sites were badly damaged.Hide Caption 5 of 5Rescuers combed the Swayambhunath Stupa, one of Nepal's oldest historic sites, after it was damaged by a massive earthquake.More from AsiaAustralian archbishop to step down after child sex abuse cover-upNine killed as Indian copper plant protest turns violentReport claims Rohingya militant group massacred nearly 100 HindusHeatwave kills at least 65 in PakistanMelbourne grenade attack signals gang trouble in 'world's best city'