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The force of the blast threw Rawnaq against the wall of her office at the Ministry of Justice. She instantly thought of her two children in the day care center just two floors below.
With little hope of finding additional survivors, authorities Monday began clearing the rubble left by a pair of devastating earthquakes that rocked Indonesia last week. The death toll from a pair of devastating earthquakes that struck Indonesia last week climbed to 608 on Monday, the government said
Harayenti’s voice starts out strong as she speaks about the moment the major earthquake struck last week. “My only thought was ‘run, run,'” she said.
For 20 hours Gao Ying lay in the rubble of her school in China’s Sichuan province last spring.
Rescuers worked into the early morning hours Tuesday in hopes of finding survivors of a powerful earthquake that ripped through Italy’s mountainous Abruzzo region, killing scores of people and leaving tens of thousands homeless. Tearful survivors, many of them clad in pajamas and blankets, watched as bodies were pulled from the rubble in the medieval city of L’Aquila, about 120 km (75 miles) northeast of Rome. The quake killed more than 150 people, L’Aquila’s fire department said late Monday.