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Three people found alive days after Nepal earthquake

Three people have been pulled out alive from the rubble of their home days after Nepal's devastating earthquake, an official has said.

Other developments include:

  • The number of confirmed deaths has risen to more than 8,000, an official from Nepal's home ministry said.
  • The Disasters Emergency Committee (DEC) is appealing for donations to help get aid to Nepal after the devastating earthquake. Visit for details.
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Nepal earthquake: Briton feared missing on Everest named

Sebastian Lovera seen with his climbing partner Emil on a flight before their journey up Everest Credit: Greg Smye-Rumsby

One of the British nationals feared missing after an avalanche swept through Mount Everest during the Nepal earthquake has been named as Sebastian Lovera, 22, from Tonbridge in Kent.

His last known location was Khumjung on Tuesday, where he was heading towards Everest Base Camp on a light aircraft.

His parents told ITV News:

Sebastian is an extremely lively and self-motivating person and that is why he went to Nepal.

We haven't heard from him. He would not have switched his phone off. We have tried ringing it. Sometimes it rings and sometimes we get an answer but it's an automated answer. It says the phone is switched off.

He's certainly not a person to take risks. He's the absolute opposite.

– The parents of Sebastian Lovera.

Mr Lovera is described as being around 5ft 8in (172cm) tall, with dark blond/light brown hair and is said to be in excellent health. He was last seen with his climbing partner heading towards Everest base camp.

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