Survivors of Chile quake live in fear

2010-02-28 08:22 BJT

Special Report: 8.8 Magnitude Earthquake Hits Chile |


People of Chile are trying to cope with the aftermath of the devastating earthquake. The quake toppled homes, destroyed bridges and sent vehicles plunging into the fractured earth.

It's left many survivors homeless while the injured are being treated in hospitals.

After the devastating earthquake, many badly injured Chileans were rushed to hospital.

Local residents huddled in streets full of rubble from destroyed homes. Many, terrified by numerous powerful aftershocks, were desperately trying to find their loved ones and neighbors.

Residents look at a collapsed building in Concepcion, Chile, Saturday Feb. 27, 2010 after an 8.8-magnitude struck central Chile. (AP Photo)
Residents look at a collapsed building in Concepcion, Chile,
Saturday Feb. 27, 2010 after an 8.8-magnitude struck central
Chile. (AP Photo)