The devastating earthquake in Turkey and Syria (Turkey-Syria Earthquake) where there has been a huge loss of life and property, while now surprising good news is also coming to the fore. It should be considered a miracle of nature that a newborn girl was found alive 128 hours after being buried under the debris of her house in Turkey’s Hatay province. A video has surfaced of this child in which he is sucking the finger of the person who has adopted him.
Earlier, the NDRF team had rescued an 8-year-old girl trapped in debris in the earthquake-affected area in Turkey. Turkish media reported that a two-year-old girl, a six-month pregnant woman and a 70-year-old woman were among those rescued five days after the earthquake. Turkish state news agency Anadolu reported that a 35-year-old man was rescued from the rubble of a collapsed building 149 hours after an earthquake struck southern Turkey’s Hatay province. The man, identified as Mustafa Sarigul, was found in the ruins of a six-storey apartment building during the scan.
Despite the cold weather, thousands of rescuers are still searching for people buried under the rubble in the quake-hit areas. The cold weather has added to the woes of the millions devastated by the earthquake, who are now in dire need of logistical support for food and shelter.
Relief and rescue work continues Teams of rescue workers from across the world including India are engaged in relief work in Turkey and Syria. Thousands of rescue workers are still searching many areas, despite the freezing weather. Lakhs of people have been affected in this terrible disaster and they are in dire need of help now. The affected people are being taken to shelters.