surprisingly,A survivor has been pulled alive from rubble 67 hours after a landslide hit Shenzen, China!!!..
Squeezed into a narrow room under piles of debris for more than 60 hours, a young man was saved and hindered by a door that trapped his foot and gave him the space to survive. Rescuers on Wednesday pulled him from the massive mudslide that hit part of a major manufacturing city in southern China.
In a feeble voice migrant worker Tian Zeming, 21, told rescuers his name and that another person was buried near him, according to authorities
. But medical and rescue staff who went down into the rubble found the second person had not survived.
More than 70 people are still missing after the mountain of construction waste material and mud collapsed at midday Sunday and flowed into an industrial park in Shenzhen. The city near Hong Kong makes products ranging from cellphones to cars that are sold around the world and it attracts workers from all parts of China.
Zhang Hu, a city vice mayor, told a televised news conference that four bodies had been found. He said that even though the critical 72-hour period to find survivors had passed, they were continuing rescue efforts with a team of 5,000.
"As long as there is a sliver of hope, we will never give up," Zhang said.
State broadcaster CCTV reported that Tian underwent surgery for a broken hand and on his foot, which had been wedged against a door panel. It said he had been trying to get out of his room when the building collapsed, and the door panel created a space for him to survive.
reports has it that rescuers had located Tian underground at 3:30 a.m. and pulled him out of a collapsed factory building three hours later...
....to God alone be all the praise!