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Man pulled from earthquake rubble in Nepal after being trapped for 82 hours

<b>Kathmandu, Nepal (CNN) —</b> Rescuers in Nepal have pulled a man from the wreckage of a building where he was stuck for a staggering 82 hours after the devastating earthquake that hit the country Saturday.<p>His survival is unusual, as experts say it's rare for injured people who are trapped to hold out …

Natural Disasters

China suspends climbing on north side of Everest

SEATTLE (AP) — Hundreds of climbers and Sherpas who were attempting to climb Mount Everest from the north side when a magnitude 7.8 earthquake struck the region are packing their gear and heading out after expedition leaders said Chinese authorities closed all climbing in Tibet for the …

Mountaineering

Aid begins arriving in Nepal's remote quake-hit villages

KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — The first supplies of food aid began reaching remote, earthquake-shattered mountain villages in Nepal, while thousands clamored to board buses out of Kathmandu, either to check on rural relatives or for fear of spending yet another night in the damaged capital.<p>Frustration …

Natural Disasters

Aid Has Yet to Reach Earthquake-Stricken Villages Just 2 Hours From Nepal's Capital

At 11:56 a.m. on April 25, the moment the earth started to shake under his feet, Indra Bahadur Khatri was 90 minutes by foot from his sister’s home. …

Natural Disasters

Aid reaches remote areas as quake death toll tops 5,000

International aid reached some remote earthquake-affected areas in Nepal on Wednesday, as the death toll rose to more than 5,000 four days after the disaster struck.<p>But help has yet to reach other areas cut off by landslides following Saturday's magnitude-7.8 quake.<p>"The terrain is such that very …

Natural Disasters