Tuesday, February 22, 2011
Dozens trapped by New Zealand quake that killed 65
Office workers trapped under their collapsed buildings sent messages to the outside as rescuers with dogs scrambled to save them and dozens of others following a powerful earthquake that killed at least 65 in one of New Zealand's largest cities.
At least 100 people were reportedly missing and believed buried. Search teams assisted by floodlights and earth movers worked through dawn Wednesday, trying to dig through crumbled concrete, twisted metal and huge mounds of brick.
Read more: http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/n/a/2011/02/21/international/i162001S80.DTL#ixzz1Ei7LX1s8