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Man rescued from eight-story blaze in Kathmandu

Navesh Chitrakar / Reuters

Krishna Bahadur Bashnet, 63, hangs on to a crane as he is rescued from the roof of the eight-story Quality Feed Industry building in the Balaju Industrial District of Kathmandu on March 25. According to the Nepalese Deputy Superintendent of the Police (DSP) Dibesh Lohani of Balaju Police Station, the fire was caused by a welding accident at the building that was under construction, but no casualties were reported. Bashnet was successfully rescued and the fire was eventually put out.