Turkiye: A child and a woman were rescued from under the ruins after 68 hours of the earthquake

A child in Kahramanmaras and a woman in Hatay, Turkey, were rescued after 68 hours under the rubble, reports Anadolia.

Search and rescue operations continue for the third day in Hatay, Kahramanmaras, Gaziantep, Malatya, Sanliurfa, Adiyaman, Osmaniye, Diyarbakir and Adana.

Firefighters working with Indonesian rescue teams heard noises coming from the ruins of a residential building in Kahramanmaras.

After 68 hours, the firefighters managed to get the boy Yusuf Elmaruf out.

As a result of the devastating earthquakes in the south of Turkey, at least 9,057 people lost their lives, and 52,979 were injured.

At least 2,802 people have been killed and 5,035 injured in Syria after a series of powerful earthquakes hit Turkey.

An earthquake with a magnitude of 7.7 on the Richter scale struck the south of Turkey early Monday morning. The epicenter of the earthquake was registered in Pazarcik district in Kahramanmaras. The provinces of Gaziantep, Sanliurfa, Diyarbakir, Adana, Adiyaman, Malatya, Osmaniye, Hatay and Kilis were severely affected by the earthquake.

After that, a new earthquake with a magnitude of 7.6 on the Richter scale struck the Elbistan district, also in Kahramanmaras, on Monday at 1:24 p.m.

Due to the devastating earthquakes, a seven-day mourning was declared in Turkey.

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