PHOTOS: Nepal's Miraculous Survivors Who Spent 5 Days Trapped Under Rubble

01/05/2015 8:57 AM IST | Updated 15/07/2016 8:25 AM IST
Pemba Tamang, 15, recovers at the Israeli field hospital for earthquake victims after being rescued in an operation led by a Nepalese team with American responders from the U.S. Agency for International Development assisting them, in Kathmandu, Nepal, Thursday, April 30, 2015. Crowds cheered Thursday as Tamang was pulled, dazed and dusty, from the wreckage of a seven-story Kathmandu building that collapsed around him five days ago when an enormous earthquake shook Nepal. (AP Photo/Manish Swarup)

Rescuers in Nepal on Thursday pulled a boy and a woman to safety after they had been trapped in rubble for five days. A 23-year-old woman, Krishna Devi Khadka, was found lying along with the bodies of three other people. While the Armed Police Force managed to save 15-year-old Pema Lama from the ruins of Kathmandu's Hilton Hotel.

Huge cheers went up the boy was pulled out alive. "I saw the police drilling for four hours to remove mounds of debris before they could pull him out," Reuters quoted Ambar Giri, a medical worker at the scene, as saying.

Here are the photos of the rescue.

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