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6-yr-old pulled from Indonesia earthquake rubble after 2 days

By :The International Desk
Published : Nov 24, 2022 10:09:00 AM | World

A six-year-old boy was miraculously rescued from the rubble of a deadly Indonesian earthquake after being trapped under debris for two days without food or water. 

The survivor named Azka, whose mother died in disaster was being protected by a mattress, while 40 other people still remain missing in Cianjur.

Indonesia’s National Agency for Disaster Management (BNPB) said Azka Maulana in Cugenang subdistrict was found by a rescue team, discovered next to his grandmother’s body.

Azka is now being treated in Cianjur hospital, local media reported. Rescuers had taken out his parents’ bodies earlier, the agency added.