Man survives 100 hours under rubble

Man pulled out alive from rubble four days after Turkey quake.

October 27, 2011 23:03
Man found alive 100 hours after quake.

quake 311. (photo credit: REUTERS)


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Rescue workers pulled out alive a man trapped for more than 100 hours under rubble after an earthquake in Turkey.

More than a dozen workers carried the stretcher to a waiting ambulance.

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The rescue took place in Ercis, one of the towns hit hardest by Sunday's 7.2 magnitude earthquake.

It also comes as rescue teams at other sites abandoned hope of finding survivors.

So far, the earthquake has killed 523 people and there are a reported 1650 injured.

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