Kathmandu, April 30: A teenager was rescued alive from the rubble of a hotel here, five days after a major quake shook the country, authorities said on Thursday.
Armed Police Force of Nepal successfully rescued the 15-year old youth on Thursday morning from Gongabu area in capital Kathmandu.
Pemba Lama, who hails from Nuwakot district, was trapped in the hotel, the police said in a statement.
He was being given medicine through a pipe to keep him alive, said Superintendent of Nepal Police, Narayan Khadka.
He is fine and speaking a little.
Earlier, the Nepal Army had rescued an 11-year old girl from Bhaktapur alive.