Rescue workers help a 65-year-old woman out of the rubble of the collapsed Lahore factory
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Pakistan building collapse: Woman found alive in rubble

Rescue workers in Pakistan have found a 65-year-old woman alive in the rubble of a Lahore factory, 31 hours after the building collapsed.

The factory, which authorities say was built illegally in a residential area of the city, collapsed after a gas explosion.

Teams working in the rubble have recovered at least 17 bodies including those of women and children, but the woman's rescue bring the number of survivors found to 14.

  • 07 Feb 2012
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