Mexico City: A buried young girl beneath the rubble of a collapsed school is trying to dig out the Rescuers today. The girl has been seeing moving her hand through debris to get her water.
Hundreds of neighbors and rescue teams spent the night at the school ruins trying to pull out 21 dead children, aged 3 to 14, and only three survivors. Emergency crews, volunteers and bystanders are using dogs, cameras and heat-seeking equipment to detect teacher and two students who had sent text messages from within the rubble.
The dramatic rescue attempt continued to the hundred destroyed buildings of the deadliest earthquake on Tuesday in southern Mexico City with rescue reinforcements arrived from Panama, Israel and Chile.
The magnitude 7.1 quake, in central Mexico City, killed at least 248 people, toppled hundreds of buildings, buckled dozens block of flats and sparked fires across the city. Mexico is also still reeling from a powerful tremor that killed nearly 100 people in the south of the country less than two weeks ago.