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"Dad is here, don't be afraid." Exciting rescue of a girl buried under the rubble by the earthquake in Turkey and Syria


A video captures the moment in which Nour is unearthed from a collapsed building after spending hours under the rubble while her father waits with her.

An emotional video from the Syrian Civil Defense released by The Associated Press news agency shows how

a girl was rescued from the rubble

of collapsed buildings in the Syrian town of Jindires by the 7.8 earthquake this Monday morning (local time). , which caused more than 7,200 deaths.

The young woman was pulled alive Monday night from a collapsed building.

Her father was there at the time of her rescue, waiting to meet with her minor, who had spent a whole day trapped in the rubble, according to the agency.

The images show a rescuer removing pieces of concrete and twisted iron until the girl, named Nour, still partially buried, appears confused when they say: "Dad is here, do not fear.

He talks to your dad, she talks.

The rescuer took her head in his hands and gently wiped the dust from her face before finishing digging her up.

Jindires, in northern Syria near the Turkish border, was also the scene of another dramatic rescue on Monday, of a newborn baby girl.

Her mother gave birth but rescuers were unable to save her.

When they found her, the little girl was buried and still attached to her dead mother by the umbilical cord.

She is the only one of her family who survived the building collapse.

Rescuers found it on Monday afternoon, more than 10 hours after the quake.

A neighbor cut her cord and she was taken to a children's hospital in the neighboring town of Afrin, where she was placed in an incubator, according to her treating doctor, Hani Maarouf.

Frigid temperatures and aftershocks from the earthquake in Turkey complicate the rescue of survivors

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His temperature had dropped to 35 degrees Celsius (95 Fahrenheit) and he had bruises, but his condition was stable.

The doctor calculated from the temperature that she was born about three hours before they found her.

The rescue teams continue to search for survivors of the earthquake, in a battle against time, since after three days the chances of staying alive under the rubble of the thousands of buildings demolished by the tremor are minimal.

Germany, Iran, Italy, Mexico and other countries send aid to Turkey after the devastating earthquake

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More than 24,000 people (to which teams sent by Germany, Italy or Mexico, among other countries, are added) search the ruins in search of signs of life, a task made difficult by the freezing temperatures and the more than 200 aftershocks of the tremor, which they can topple unstable structures that remain standing.

Source: telemundo

All news articles on 2023-02-07

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