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Indonesia: 5-year-old boy pulled alive from rubble three days after deadly earthquake00:42

Indonesia: 5-year-old boy pulled alive from rubble three days after deadly earthquake

Indonesia, Chianjur
November 24, 2022 at 19:08 GMT +00:00 · Published

A five-year-old boy was found alive in the rubble of Cianjur on Thursday, three days after a deadly earthquake struck West Java.

According to local media, the boy had been trapped for two days and had been protected by a mattress. His mother was reported to have died in the disaster.

The rescue revived hopes of finding other survivors. The earthquake, which hit around 1:21 pm on Monday (06:21 GMT), killed at least 270 people and injured over a thousand. Dozens are believed to be missing.

Indonesia: 5-year-old boy pulled alive from rubble three days after deadly earthquake00:42
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A five-year-old boy was found alive in the rubble of Cianjur on Thursday, three days after a deadly earthquake struck West Java.

According to local media, the boy had been trapped for two days and had been protected by a mattress. His mother was reported to have died in the disaster.

The rescue revived hopes of finding other survivors. The earthquake, which hit around 1:21 pm on Monday (06:21 GMT), killed at least 270 people and injured over a thousand. Dozens are believed to be missing.