8-year-old girl, Vietnamese woman rescued from debris 60 hours after quake

Focus Taiwan
Date: 2016/02/08
By: Yang Sz-ruei & Bear Lee

Taipei, Feb. 8 (CNA) Two people trapped for more than 60 hours in an 35000298apartment building toppled by a magnitude 6.4 earthquake on Saturday were rescued Monday afternoon.

First it was an 8-year-old girl who was pulled from the collapsed building in Tainan at around 5 p.m., 61 hours after the earthquake struck southern Taiwan, rescuers said.

“Uncle, I am very thirsty,” the girl told the rescuers as they pulled her out of the fallen 16-story apartment building. The girl was conscious as she was rescued and was rushed to the hospital for treatment.     [FULL  STORY]

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