Jalal Chahmaleki

 

Age: 57

 

Summary: Iranian earthquake survivor who survived 13 days under the rubble of the devastating Dec. 26 earthquake in Bam, Iran that killed more than 30,000 people in a rescue described as a "miracle" (people rarely survive being buried under rubble more than three days).

 

 

Cause of Death: Respiratory and heart failure

 

Born: circa 1947

 

Died: January 11, 2004

 

Location: Bam, Iran