Five-year-old girl rescued from avalanche

By Andrew Jones
Monday, February 13, 2012 9:07 EDT
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Five-year-old girl rescued from an avalanche in Kosovo. Screenshot via Youtube.
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A rescue crew in southern Kosovo pulled a five-year-old girl out of her family’s crushed home Sunday morning after a severe avalanche.

According to The Associated Press, authorities discovered Asmira Reka when they heard her voice and her phone. The avalanche killed both her parents and at least seven relatives.

Local images show Reka covered in blankets by officials after being rescued. She was taken to the hospital shortly after.

WATCH: Video from the Associated Press, which was published on February 12, 2012.

Andrew Jones
Andrew Jones
Andrew Jones is a staff writer/reporter for Raw Story. Besides covering politics, he is also a freelance sports journalist, as well as a slam poetry and music artist. You can follow him on Twitter @sluggahjells.
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