Graphic: The situation facing Elliot Lake rescue crews At least two people are still trapped in the Algo Centre Mall in Elliot Lake after a roof collapsed in the building Saturday. The search was temporarily called off Monday due to fears over an unstable escalator. With this in mind, the National Post’s graphics team takes a look at the challenging landscape that faces rescuers.
Two men celebrate after being pulled out from a destroyed building in Christchurch, New Zealand, February 23, 2011. (John Kirk-Anderson/Christchurch Press/Reuters) Search for Christchurch survivors becomes increasingly desperate Hundreds of foreign rescuers will join exhausted New Zealand teams on Thursday in an increasingly desperate search of quake-shattered buildings in central Christchurch as time runs out to find survivors buried under rubble.