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Synonyms for rubble

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Synonyms for rubble

the remains of something destroyed, disintegrated, or decayed

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Synonyms for rubble

the remains of something that has been destroyed or broken up

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A GRIEVING daughter said she felt 'physically sick' after she went to visit her mum's grave and found the council had covered it in rubble.
As of just after 8 am on Sunday, rescue team recovered 17 corpses and at least 24 injured who were buried underneath the rubble of a building under construction which collapsed in Preah Sihanouk province.
WATCH: Rescue K9 finds survivor, victim in quake rubble !-- -- ( - April 23, 2019 - 6:56pm MANILA, Philippines A rescue dog, trained by the Philippine Coast Guard, found a survivor and a victim under the rubble of a collapsed building in Porac, Pampanga.
THERE were alarm, angst and wailing at Shogoye bus stop area of Bode community in Ibadan, the Oyo State capital on Friday when a three-storey building under construction suddenly collapsed, with several people injured and others trapped in the rubble.
Thirty-nine bodies have been pulled from under the rubble of a Russian apartment building that partially collapsed this week after an apparent gas explosion, Interfax news agency reported on Thursday.
After an explosion in the early hours of Monday led to the collapse of a residential building in the industrial city of Magnitogorsk , Russia, several people were reported trapped in the rubble. But rescuers' efforts bore fruit after an 11-month-old boy was found alive 35 hours after the incident, despite the freezing temperatures of 20 degrees Celsius below zero.
MOSCOW, Jan 2 (KUNA) -- Twenty-one bodies were retrieved from the rubble of a collapsed building in the city of Magnitogorsk in Russia, said the Emergency Ministry Wednesday.
As many as 40 people could still be trapped in the rubble of a Russian apartment block that partially collapsed in a gas explosion on Monday, killing at least seven people, news agencies reported.
Four days after a seven-storey building collapsed in Port Harcourt, workers clearing the rubble rescued a middle-aged man alive on Monday night.
On Sunday morning a large number of scavengers and junk dealers were seen salvaging metal scrap and other usable things from the rubble of the razed shops.
Rescuers are doubling down on efforts to comb every inch of the Bukit Kukus landslide area after finding a body in the rubble that was not listed as missing yesterday.
AT LEAST 20 people have died after a bridge on a main road linking Italy with France collapsed in Genoa during a storm, sending vehicles plunging nearly 150ft into a heap of rubble below.
Commenting on the ongoing operation, Genoa police spokeswoman Alessandra Bucci said: "We are continuing with the rescue operations because we think there are other people alive under the rubble. "We hope to find more people alive." Marcello de Angelis, who is co-ordinating the Italian Red Cross in the region, stated that emergency services were treating the incident in a similar fashion to an earthquake.
A GINGER tabby called Rubble is thought to be the world's oldest cat - at 30.