Ishwor Ghimire rescued 55 orphans
This is Ishwor Ghimire, and he’s been hailed as a hero, after leading 55 orphans to safety in the aftermath of the Nepal earthquake.
The 19-year-old was having lunch at the Nepal Deprived Women and Children Upliftment Centre Orphanage in Kathmandu, shortly before the earthquake struck the capital last Saturday.
But as the earthquake began, he immediately gathered all 55 and led them to safety, while personally carrying the younger children.
Speaking to MIC, he explained: ‘All the kids were so panicked and started screaming and crying.
These 55 orphans were rescued by Ishwor Ghimire
‘I asked everybody to get out from the building. The earth was still shaking but I was running here and there to rescue all the kids and take them to the safety place’.
And once out, Ghimire helped to construct a small, plastic tent in a nearby garden, to act…
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