Thursday, May 12, 2011

Spain earthquake nearly crushes TV reporter to death: Video -- an extremely lucky escape

A Spanish reporter has a lucky escape when a large piece of masonry falls from the church near where he is standing.

The reporter for Spanish news programme EspaƱa Directo had arrived at the scene of the 5.1 magnitude earthquake in Lorca, southern Spain, and was giving a report to camera when the church that he was standing in front of began to collapse.

Luckily the young man managed to avoid being hit by any of the falling stone. (read more)