Nepal earthquake: Teenage boy rescued after five days

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15-year-old boy has been rescued from the rubble of a building in Kathmandu, five days after an earthquake that killed at least 5,500 people in Nepal.

Pemba Lama told the BBC he survived by drinking water from wet clothes and eating pots of clarified butter. He was taken to a field hospital.

Meanwhile, bad weather is hampering the delivery of relief to remote villages, a Nepali government spokesman said.

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