Pregnant Woman Rescued From Earthquake Rubble

In this photo released by China's Xinhua News Agency, firemen carry a student who was buried at a school building, in Beichuan County, northeast of the epicenter, southwest China's Sichuan Province, Tuesday, May 13, 2008. Rescuers pushed further into remote villages flattened by China's devastating earthquake, finding one with nearly 80 percent of its population killed during searches Wednesday certain to dramatically raise the official death toll of 12,000. (AP Photo/Xinhua, Chen Faliang)
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Dujiangyan, China (AP) Chinese rescue workers have pulled a woman who is eight months pregnant to safety after she spent 50 hours under earthquake rubble.

The 34-year-old woman was trapped following the massive earthquake that hit Sichuan province Monday.

The official death toll in the quake is about 12,000, but is expected to rise sharply as more bodies are pulled from the rubble.