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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 www.dec.org.uk for details.
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Dramatic footage shows moment Nepal quake hits

Shocking amateur footage shows the moment Saturday's earthquake hit in Nepal's capital Kathmandu.

The video, published by Turkish news agency IHA, shows chaotic scenes as the earthquake sends beer bottles flying while birds circle frantically overhead.

It was filmed in Kathmandu at the moment the first - and most powerful - tremors were felt, causing buildings to collapse and leading to thousands of deaths.

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