Rescue efforts after New Zealand earthquake
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Woman rescued from rubble 24 hours after earthquake

The death toll from a powerful earthquake that hit Christchurch, New Zealand, rose to 75.

More than 300 people are still missing. Forty-eight were pulled out from collapsed buildings alive overnight.

The search has now been abandoned at one office block, but elsewhere a woman was rescued after more than 24 hours.

Christchurch Mayor Bob Parker said that although she needed some medical attention, she did not appear to have any major injuries.

  • 23 Feb 2011
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