Cairo toll may reach 70

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The Independent Online
CAIRO (AP) - The death-toll is expected to reach 70 by the time the bodies of all the victims crushed under a huge rockslide in a poor Cairo suburb have been recovered. Rescuers have recovered 34 bodies, and officials said more than 35 people are presumed dead, still buried under the huge limestone blocks that crashed down on them on Tuesday. Twenty-one others were rescued. Rescue workers said it would probably take four days to remove the boulders that crushed 14 houses in el-Zarayeb, the section that is home to Cairo's garbage scavengers.