NICU nurse saves three babies from hospital rubble in Beirut, runs miles with them in her arms
A NICU nurse describes how she saved three babies from the rubble of a hospital, and ran three miles with them in her arms. Her heroic act was captured in images that have gone viral.
more than a week after the heart of Beirut was shattered. Pamela's a Noon takes us back to the day her world blew up. New video inside Beirut. ST. George's Hospital shows the moment of the blast. Pamela and Nick, you nurse, was at her desk and I heard something very loud. The ground started taking on there and everything came crumbling them. She crawled out. What is my baby's head of the baby? I couldn't see them because all the ladies were covered with rubble. I have them. I just connected them and they have them when and went through the floor out alongside a doctor. She ran three miles through the devastation to find a working hospital. People started coming to me, asking me, How can we help you? I call them. Please just give me peace. It's anything you could take off and give it to me. So I could. It has The baby's absolutely Tuesday, a temperature. And when she got there, there was only one incubator left. We're all OK. They were all being there. They were all asleep at that moment, so I felt it a moment of peace when I had them back in this incubator. Two of the babies Pamela saved were triplets Seda and Ali. Their sisters are a discharged. Last week, their mother says they feared the worst. She found the only way to express this kind of thanks. And they were the lucky ones. There was 1/3 baby, Noah. He also survived is also still doing well. This, as the death toll is nearly 200 people, more than 6000 people injured. The damage there is estimated at more than $15 billion. In all of those people that were watching, clean up the streets, clear the damage. Those are volunteers and NGOs, not the government. Molly Hunter, NBC News London.