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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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The search for survivors in quake-hit Kathmandu

Some of the first footage to emerge from today's earthquake in Nepal shows a group of men searching for people beneath the ruins of the 19th century Dharahara tower.

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