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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 rescue efforts continue amid quake devastation

Rescue workers clear debris from a collapsed house in the ancient city of Bhaktapur. Credit: Reuters

Search and rescue efforts are continuing in Nepal as aid workers and emergency services attempt to deal with the impact of Saturday's earthquake.

An injured eight-month-old receives medical treatment. Credit: Reuters

Thousands have been sleeping in the open, while authorities attempted to deal with the threat of disease a shortage of drinking water, food and electricity.

A man sits on the wreckage of his home in Bhaktapur. Credit: Reuters

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