Rescuers say they have identified signs of life from woman who lived on top floor of Tlalpan neighbourhood building that ‘collapsed like a sandwich’

Rescuers tunneled through the rubble of a collapsed apartment complex, trying to reach a woman believed to be still alive in the ruins 72 hours after an earthquake rocked Mexico City.

A loud cheer broke out on Friday afternoon at the site in the southern neighbourhood of Tlalpan, as rescuers said they had detected signs of life from the woman, who lived on the top floor of the four-storey building.
While the death toll from Tuesday’s tremor nears 290 – with more of half of them in the capital – rescuers have continued to pull survivors from the rubble.

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