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Nepal earthquake: 105-year-old man rescued alive from debris after 8 days

Fanchu Ghale of Kimtang village development committee in Nuwakot district was found buried beneath the rubble of his own house by a team led by Nepal Police

By: Press Trust of India | Kathmandu |
May 3, 2015 9:13:19 pm
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A 105-year-old man was pulled out alive from the rubble of a collapsed building in Central Nepal eight days after the devastating 7.9 magnitude earthquake struck the country.

Fanchu Ghale of Kimtang village development committee in Nuwakot district was found buried beneath the rubble of his own house by a team led by Nepal Police and was rescued on Saturday.

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The rescuers have recovered him 8 days after he was buried in the earthquake, according to the police.

Apart from minor injuries in his limbs, his health condition is said to be fine.

He was airlifted by a Nepal Army helicopter to Trishuli District Hospital for treatment.

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