PHOTOS: 101-year-old man pulled alive from rubble one week after Nepal earthquake

A man aged 101 has reportedly been pulled from rubble in the aftermath of the Nepal earthquake, one week after the disaster that has killed more than 7,200 people struck.

Police official Arun Kumar Singh told the AFP News Agency that the man, identified as Funchu Tamang, was rescued on Saturday from his collapsed home in the Nuwakot district, around 80 kilometres (50 miles) northwest of Kathmandu.

He was described as having only suffered minor injuries and officials said he was recovering in hospital.

 It came as rescuers in the mountainous village of Syauli reported finding three survivors trapped in the rubble, two men and a woman.

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