Turkey Earthquake: Rescue teams find more survivors

Rescuers pull survivors out of mounds of rubble five days after a major earthquake struck a sprawling border region of

Published on Feb 11, 2023 04:56 PM IST 10 Photos

Rescue teams on Saturday pulled five members of a family alive from the wreckage of their home 129 hours after a devastating earthquake ripped through the region and neighbouring Syria. (AFP)

Rescuers first extricated mother and daughter from among a mound of debris in the hard-hit town of Nurdag, in Gaziantep province, as per a report in local media. (PTI)

National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) in coordination with the Turkish Army on Friday rescued an 8-year-old girl from earthquake-hit Turkey. (ANI)


At least four more people were rescued early on Saturday including a disoriented 16-year-old and a 70-year-old woman. (AFP)

"Hard work & motivation pays; NDRF team in co-ordination with Turkish Army successfully rescued another live victim (Girl aged 8Yrs) @1545hrs at Loc:Bahceli Evler Mahallesi, Nurdagi, Gaziantep, Turkiye," the NDRF tweeted. (PTI)