After much pressure from the valiant protesters, the army decided to resume efforts to rescue the survivor from under the rubbles. The rescue teams are now arriving on the scene in Gemmayze/Mar Mikhael where the survivor was detected.
The Lebanese army initially forced the excavations to halt because the building was at risk of collapsing. The army announced that rescue would restart at 8 the next morning.
Furious, protesters responded with anger and frustration. How could they go on knowing someone is alive and under the rubble?
When the army threatened the Chilean rescue team with imprisonment if they continued the operation, some people took action into their own hands and tried to search by themselves.
Others decided they would bring a crane to support the collapsing building since the army didn’t.
It is officially a month since the blast. Passed midnight, people are gathering at the scene in hopes the survivor will make it out from under the destruction.
The latest update is that the survivor might be a child, which has turned the whole situation more unnerving at the heartbreaking thought that a child has been stuck under the rubbles for a month…