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Rescue under way for 19 climbers stranded in central Nepal

Nineteen climbers, including two critically injured, were being rescued after they were stranded in the central mountains of Nepal in bad weather, a tour company said Saturday.

Four people rescued six days after Nairobi building collapse

Three people have been pulled alive from the rubble of a six-storey building that collapsed six days ago in the Kenyan capital Nairobi just hours after a pregnant woman was rescued alive, the country’s Red Cross said on Thursday.

Japan boosts rescue efforts after quake kills 9

Japan was intensifying search and rescue operations on the southern island of Kyushu Friday amid a series of aftershocks, after a 6.5-magnitude earthquake killed at least 9 people and injured about 1,100, the government said.

Report: Rescue operation ends after avalanche kills six in Italy

A mountain rescue operation in northern Italy ended Saturday, after emergency services recovered the bodies of six skiers killed by a large avalanche, the ANSA news agency reported.