Rescue work continues in Chile

2010-03-01 08:31 BJT

Special Report: 8.8 Magnitude Earthquake Hits Chile |


In Concepcion, a city about 115 kilometers southwest from the epicenter, at least 100 people ARE feared trapped in a building. Rescuer workers are combing through the rubble for survivors.

Rescue workers in Concepcion have been battling to reach anyone they can take out of harms way.

About 100 people are feared trapped in this collapsed apartment block.

The heavily damaged building fell apart as residents were trying to escape.

Rescue workers looks for victims in a wrecked building in Concepcion, Chile. (AFP/Martin Bernetti)
Rescue workers looks for victims in
a wrecked building in Concepcion,
Chile. (AFP/Martin Bernetti)