May 3, 2015 6:42 AM

Rescuers find 3 survivors in Nepal 8 days after quake

The Associated Press

KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) An official says rescuers have found three survivors in a mountainous village in Nepal, eight days since the earthquake.

Surya Prasad Upadhaya, a government administrator, says two men and a woman were pulled out Sunday from near Syauli village. They have been taken to a nearby military hospital for treatment.

Other details are not immediately known.

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

It is located about 60 kilometers (35 miles) west of the capital, Kathmandu.


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