72-year-old man pulled from rubble 2 weeks after Ecuador earthquake
A 72-year-old man has been found alive amid rubble in Ecuador almost two weeks after an earthquake devastated the country on April 16, according to the Venezuelan embassy in Quito.
The man was rescued Friday local time by Venezuelan rescuers after they were alerted to sounds coming from a partially collapsed building in the town of Jaramijó, the embassy said on its website.
The man, who was named as Manuel Vasquez, had kidney issues and serious injuries to his feet as well as “dehydration, malnutrition and disorientation” and is now being treated in a local hospital. Read more…
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