Rescuers have found 2-month-old and 5-month-old babies alive 128 and 135 hours after the earthquake in Turkey.
Rescuers found a two-month-old baby girl and an elderly woman alive on February 11, five days after a magnitude 7.8 earthquake struck Turkey and Syria, causing More than 28,000 people died.
In the cold weather, tens of thousands of rescuers are still racing against time to find survivors and trapped under rubble from collapsed buildings.
Amidst the scene like the apocalypse and the overwhelming sadness, many survival miracles have appeared.
“Is this the world?” Menekse Tabak, 70, told rescuers as she was pulled from the concrete in the city of Kahramanmaras, the epicenter of the battle. earthquake at the beginning of the week.
According to the Anadolu Agency, in the Turkish city of Antakya, a 2-month-old baby girl was found alive 128 hours after the earthquake.
Turkish media reported that a 2-year-old girl, a 6-month-old pregnant woman and a 4-year-old boy were also among the lucky ones found alive within 5 days of the earthquake. .
Miners at the Turkish Coal Corporation have found a 5-month-old baby boy buried under a concrete pile in the Antakya district of Hatay province 135 hours after the earthquake.
The United Nations has warned that at least 870,000 people are in urgent need of hot meals in Turkey and Syria. In Syria alone, up to 5.3 million people were left homeless after the earthquake. About 26 million people are affected by natural disasters.
More than 32,000 personnel from Turkish organizations are participating in search and rescue operations, the Turkish disaster response agency said. In addition, 8,294 foreign rescue workers have also arrived in Turkey to assist.