Man rescued alive after 98 hours in Nuwakot

  • Says he survived by drinking dirty water
Man rescued alive after 98 hours in Nuwakot

Apr 30, 2015-

A man was rescued alive from the debris of a landslide 98 hours after the deadly earth quake in Nuwakot district on Wednesday.

The man identified as Shiva Shrestha, 37, a resident of Trishuli Bazaar in Bidur Municipality-11, was buried in the landslide triggered by the deadly quake on Saturday. He was on his way to celebrate a picnic on the weekend day along with his friends.

Eleven people were buried when a massive landslide swept them when a group 14 people were heading to the Mailung confluence for picnic.

An Indian search-and-rescue team reached the site based on information provided by on Sitaram BK. The 10 others are still missing.

Shrestha has sustained several injuries in head and body. Shrestha said he survived by drinking the muddy water.

“I got a new life,” said Shrestha, who was pulled out from the debris after four days and three hours.


Published: 30-04-2015 17:22

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