Touching moment 10-year-old girl is pulled from rubble alive after 17 hours of being buried in Italian Quake
The giant earth quake which struck in the middle of the night on Wednesday, had rescuers working round the clock in a desperate bid to find survivors. Chief firefighter Danilo Dionesei confirmed that a 10 year old girl was pulled alive from the rubble after being trapped for 17 hours in the town of Pescara del Tronto.
Footage shows just the dust-covered legs of the youngster as emergency crews tried desperately to free her from the rubble.
One rescuer could be heard saying:
'You can hear something under here. Quiet, quiet.' He then urged the child to wriggle free one rescue worker said: 'Come on, Giulia, come on, Giulia. ... Watch your head.'
Source: Daily Express