Teen Rescued Days After Factory Collapse In India

By: Associated Press
By: Associated Press

JALANDHAR, India (AP) -- Rescuers have pulled a 15-year-old migrant worker from a massive heap of concrete and rubble more than 48 hours after he was buried in a factory collapse that killed at least six others in northern India.
The boy, who told rescuers his name was Sandeep, was carried from the scene on a stretcher Wednesday morning and taken to a hospital in Jalandhar, a town in Punjab state.
Workers continued searching for more people buried Sunday night when the three-story blanket factory buckled while nightshift workers were inside. Estimates for how many may still be trapped have ranged from a dozen to more than 100.
District Magistrate Priyank Bharti says six bodies have been found and 60 people rescued, including three with serious injuries.


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