The hope of life in the rubble! Even after 100 hours in Turkey, people were pulled alive from the pile, an emotional story came to the fore
Thousands of buildings have been destroyed by the earthquake in Turkey
Search for survivors in the rubble of buildings
People living even after more than 100 hours
Iskenderun (Turkish). More than 100 hours after a massive earthquake hit Turkey, rescuers breathed a sigh of relief when they managed to pull people alive, including six relatives, out of the rubble. It should be noted that two major earthquakes of magnitude 7.8 and 7.5 respectively caused enormous devastation in Turkey and Syria and more than 20,000 people lost their lives. Rescuers from Iskenderun in Turkey pulled six people alive on Friday morning after being buried under rubble for 101 hours. Murat Begul, a rescue worker, said the six people were able to stick together in the small space left inside the collapsed building. survive. All six people are relatives.
The death toll in this earthquake has exceeded the death toll from the earthquake and tsunami in Fukushima, Japan, and the process of removing the bodies from the debris is ongoing, due to which the death toll A few days later, rescue workers pulled 17-year-old Adnan Muhammad Korkut alive from an apartment building in Gaziantep, the epicenter of the quake. He was buried under rubble for 94 hours and survived by drinking his own urine. Korkut said, “Thank God you (the rescuers) came. His mother and others leaned over and kissed him as Korkut was carried into an ambulance.
After 105 hours, a four-year-old boy named Yogiz Komsu was pulled out alive.
Meanwhile, rescue workers in Adiyaman pulled out alive a four-year-old boy named Yogiz Komsu after being buried for nearly 105 hours in the quake. According to Haber Turk, who broadcast the rescue work live, after extracting the child, efforts were launched to pull his mother from the rubble. After pulling the child out, rescuers asked the crowd not to make cheering noises as the child was in shock. Haberturk TV channel reported that nine people trapped in the rubble of a multi-storey building in the town of Iskenderun have been identified, of which six people, including a woman, have been evacuated. He said the building was just 200 meters from the Mediterranean Sea and narrowly escaped flooding by high waves after the quake.
A person can survive in the debris for a week or more
Other cases of living removal from the rubble have also been reported. The German rescue team said they managed to extract a woman alive from the rubble of a house in Kirikhan after around 50 hours. Two teenage sisters have been rescued in Kahramanmaras, the hardest hit by the earthquake. Experts say a person can survive in the rubble for a week or more, but the odds are dwindling due to the biting cold. Significantly, there is a harsh winter in the area and temporary morgues have been built to keep and identify the corpses. In many areas, people are still struggling for tents and food. Meanwhile, Syrian President Bashar al-Assad appeared in public on Friday for the first time since the earthquake. He visited Aleppo University Hospital with his wife Asma. He also met with relief workers in areas affected by the earthquake.
The earthquake confirmed the death of 18,300 people
Turkey’s Disaster Management Agency has so far confirmed the deaths of 18,300 people and around 75,000 injured as a result of the earthquake. The government has not indicated the number of homeless people so far. Meanwhile, 3,300 people have been confirmed killed in the earthquake in Syria, of which a total of 21,600 people have died in the quake so far. Meanwhile, in 2011, the number of people who lost their lives in the earthquake and tsunami in Fukishima, Japan was 18,400. According to Turkey’s Minister of Environment and Urbanism, Murat Kurum, about 12,000 buildings in the country have collapsed or are badly damaged.
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FIRST POST: February 10, 2023, 10:22 p.m. HST