Nepal Earthquake 4-month old baby survives 22 hours under collapsed building

Initial examinations showed the boy to be in stable conditions without any internal injuries.

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About 22 hours into the search and rescue efforts following the earthquake in Nepal, a 4-month old baby, Sonit Awal was pulled out of a rubble from a destroyed building in the town of Bhaktapur.

CNN quoting local Nepal newspaper, Kathmandu Today, said a Nepali military team had failed to notice the child during its search but returned after his cry was heard.

Initial examinations showed the boy to be in stable conditions without any internal injuries.

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A 7.8-magnitude earthquake hit Nepal on Saturday and has since claimed over 5,000 lives with tremors felt in India and China and a avalanche triggered in Mount Everest claiming dozens of lives.

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