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Nepal's damaged buildings pulled down by hand

One month on from the devastating earthquake in Nepal, many of the buildings are still in a dangerous state with fears that structures could fall down during aftershocks.

Some buildings are in such a state that they need to be demolished but a lack of resources means they must be taken apart using very basic equipment.

Fearing that the government will take up to a year to make all areas safe, businessman Pawan Roy has employed workers to take down his own seven-storey tower by hand.

  • 26 May 2015
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