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Man saved 55 hours after mudslide

08-11-2010 13:47 BJT Special Report:China Fights Worst Flood in Decades |

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Despite the death and devastation in the aftermath of the disaster four days ago, a 52-year-old Tibetan has been pulled alive from the debris of a toppled apartment building, nearly 60 hours after the landslide.

The man, Liu Ma Shindan, was rescued at 11:20 Tuesday morning. He had been buried about 10 meters under the mud, and survived in a space formed by furniture. Doctors say his heart rate and breathing are normal, but he is too weak to speak. He has received first-aid at a makeshift clinic in the county seat.

Editor:Zhang Ning |Source: CNTV

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