Signs of life detected under rubble a month after Beirut blast, says rescuer
BEIRUT, Sept 3- Lebanese rescue workers searching through rubble in a residential area after a huge Beirut port explosion on Aug. 4 have detected signs of life under the masonry, a rescue worker said on Thursday. “These along with the temperature sensor means there is a possibility of life,” rescue worker Eddy Bitar told reporters. He was speaking after the state news…
BEIRUT, Sept 3 (Reuters) – Lebanese rescue workers searching
through rubble in a residential area after a huge Beirut port
explosion on Aug. 4 have detected signs of life under the
masonry, a rescue worker said on Thursday.
“These (signs of breathing and pulse) along with thetemperature sensor means there is a possibility of life,” rescueworker Eddy Bitar told reporters.
He was speaking after the state news agency reported that ateam with a rescue dog had detected movement under a collapsedbuilding in the Gemmayze area of Beirut, one of the worst hit bythe blast.
(Reporting by Beirut bureau; Editing by Edmund Blair)
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