Rescuers in Ecuador pulled three people out alive after being trapped for more than 32 hours in the rubble of a shopping center that was flattened by this weekend's powerful earthquake.
Televised images of the dramatic pre-dawn rescue Monday in this port city gave Ecuadoreans hope that scores of people still unaccounted for may yet be found even as the death toll from Saturday's 7.8--magnitude quake climbed over 350.
To reach the survivors amid the debris in Manta, firefighters cut a nearly 2 ½-foot (70-centimeter) hole in the concrete, through which they pulled a . . .