Turkey: Three-year-old rescued from rubble, 65 hours after quake

Three-year-old girl rescued alive from a collapsed building in Izmir, 65 hours after massive earthquake.

Yoni Kempinski ,

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A three-year-old girl was rescued alive from a collapsed building in Izmir, Turkey. The building collapsed on Firday following the massive earthquake that took place.

The girl was rescued 65 hours after the quake.

As the 3 year old was pulled alive from the rubble rescue a worker speaking with a local journalist both burst into tears.

Ekrem İmamoğlu, Mayor of Istanbul responded to the news and wrote: "Millions of thanks to all our teams who were able to rescue 3 year old Elif from the rubble of a flattened building 65 hours after the earthquake in Izmir".



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