Its a miracle.
KATHMANDU, Nepal — Rescuers in Nepal have pulled a man from the wreckage of a building where he was stuck for a staggering 80 hours after the devastating earthquake that hit the country Saturday. His survival is unusual, as experts say it’s rare for injured people who are trapped to hold out for longer than 72 hours after a disaster.
The man, Rishi Khanal, was saved after a French search and rescue team found him under the rubble on the outskirts of Kathmandu, the capital, around noon Tuesday, said Pushparam K.C., a spokesman for the Armed Police Force of Nepal. The team used specialized gear that detects signs of life, he said.
But it took about 10 more hours for the French team and police officers to dig him out, the spokesman said.
A police video of the rescue showed the teams drilling through concrete to reach Khanal’s location and…
View original post 487 more words