One month after Lebanon blast, rescue workers detect heartbeat in rubble

One month after Lebanon blast, rescue workers detect heartbeat in rubble

Rescuers, including a Chilean team, were digging this Thursday for survivors in the rubble in a neighborhood in the Lebanese capital destroyed by a month-old explosion in the adjacent port after their scanners detected a heartbeat. .

A sniffer dog used by Chilean rescuers on Wednesday night responded to a trail from where a building collapsed in the Gemmayzeh neighborhood, city governor Marwan Abboud explained to the press.

“There may be survivors,” he said, adding that the scanners had detected a heartbeat, although hopes of finding someone alive more than four weeks after the explosion in Lebanon were minimal.

“We hope someone has survived,” said Abboud.

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