20 Mar '11, 9am

An 80-year-old woman was pulled out from the rubble 9 days after Japan's quake.

An 80-year-old woman was pulled out from the rubble 9 days after Japan's quake.

Rescue workers search through debris in Minamisanriku, Miyagi prefecture. Two survivors were rescued from under rubble in Ishinomaki. -- PHOTO: AFP OSAKA - TWO survivors, including an elderly woman, were rescued from under rubble in the devastated Japanese city of Ishinomaki on Sunday, nine days after a massive earthquake and tsunami, police said. 'An 80-year-old woman and a 16-year-old boy were found under debris,' said a spokesman for the Ishinomaki Police Department. 'Their temperatures were quite low but they were conscious. Details of their condition are not immediately known. They have been already rescued and sent to hospital.' -- AFP

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