The Miracle survivors of the Nepal earthquake

Amidst despair and gloom, miracle survival stories... more

When a four-month-old baby was pulled out alive from under the rubble at least 22 hours after the earthquake in Bhaktapur, hope glimmered again. Rescue teams heard the cries of the baby, named Sonit Awal, and he was rescued after 20 hours of herculean rescue efforts. AP
1/5When a four-month-old baby was pulled out alive from under the rubble at least 22 hours after the earthquake in Bhaktapur, hope glimmered again. Rescue teams heard the cries of the baby, named Sonit Awal, and he was rescued after 20 hours of herculean rescue efforts. AP
15 year-old Pemba Tamang was rescued from the wreckage of a seven-story building in Kathmandu, five days after the quake, bringing a rare moment of joy to the ruined capital. Pemba said that he survived 120 hours under the rubble by eating a jar of ghee. AFP`1
2/515 year-old Pemba Tamang was rescued from the wreckage of a seven-story building in Kathmandu, five days after the quake, bringing a rare moment of joy to the ruined capital. Pemba said that he survived 120 hours under the rubble by eating a jar of ghee. AFP`1
101 year-old Nepalese farmer Funchu Tamang has a special luck surviving earthquakes. He survived the massive quake in Nepal in 1934 too. “I thought this time my time was up, but somehow I survived,” he said, adding that the 25 April disaster was “much scarier” than the last one. AP
3/5101 year-old Nepalese farmer Funchu Tamang has a special luck surviving earthquakes. He survived the massive quake in Nepal in 1934 too. “I thought this time my time was up, but somehow I survived,” he said, adding that the 25 April disaster was “much scarier” than the last one. AP
Stories of miraculous survivals became the defining images of the day on 30 April, when Krishna Devi Khadka, a kitchen worker in her thirties, was rescued the same day as Pemba, near Kathmandu’s main bus terminal. It took 10 hours to free Khadka from under the rubble. AP
4/5Stories of miraculous survivals became the defining images of the day on 30 April, when Krishna Devi Khadka, a kitchen worker in her thirties, was rescued the same day as Pemba, near Kathmandu’s main bus terminal. It took 10 hours to free Khadka from under the rubble. AP
An 11 year-old girl was rescued 90 hours after the earthquake from Dattatreya Square in Bhaktapur by the Nepal army.
5/5An 11 year-old girl was rescued 90 hours after the earthquake from Dattatreya Square in Bhaktapur by the Nepal army.
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