Nepal rescuers find 3 quake survivors

2015-05-03 14:41
Nepalese soldiers and rescuers clear the rubble of buildings flattened by the quake.  (Nicolas.Asfouri, AFP)

Nepalese soldiers and rescuers clear the rubble of buildings flattened by the quake. (Nicolas.Asfouri, AFP)

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Kathmandu - An official says rescuers have found three survivors in a mountainous village in Nepal, several days since the earthquake.

Surya Prasad Upadhaya, a government administrator, says two men and a woman had been pulled from the rubble near Syauli village.It was not immediately clear when they were found. 

They have been taken to a nearby military hospital for treatment.

The district is the worst hit by the magnitude 7.8 earthquake with the highest number of casualties.

It is located about 60km west of the capital, Kathmandu.

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