A man was pulled from a collapsed hotel alive in a daring rescue mission following Ecuador's devastating 7.8 magnitude earthquake.
Dramatic footage shows hotel administrator Pablo Cordova being lifted from the rubble by several rescue workers in the coastal city of Portoviejo.
Mr Cordova was rescued after he managed to call a relative under the debris after the building collapsed.
Once removed from the disaster site, Mr Cordova was taken away on a stretcher, as he waved to cheering onlookers.
Saturday's earthquake has left at least 480 people dead and more than 2,500 people injured.
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The quake has caused "considerable damage" near the epicenter as well as in the largest city of Guayaquil.