Hopes Fade for Finding Iran Quake Survivors

Officials say at least 20,000 people have died as a result of a massive earthquake that hit the ancient Iranian city of Bam Friday. International aid workers shift focus from rescue efforts to recovery work as hopes grow dim of finding any more survivors. Hear NPR's Bob Edwards and Global Radio News reporter Ramita Navai.



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