Two sisters are rescued 100 hours after the earthquake in Turkey 0:53
A mother and her two daughters were rescued alive back to back on the fifth day of the earthquake that shook 10 provinces on Monday, according to CNN's sister network, CNN Turk.
A mother was rescued at the 111th hour and her two daughters were rescued consecutively at the 112th hour in Kahramanmaras, CNN Turk reports.
CNN Turk reporter Fulya Ozturk called the rescue operation a "miracle."
Hope after tragedy: the emotional rescues of survivors after the earthquake in Turkey and Syria
The rescue team told CNN Turk that they had found 50 bodies so far, but "now finding three people alive gives us hope."
Time is ticking and rescuers are struggling to find survivors after the deadly 7.8 magnitude earthquake that struck both Turkey and Syria on Monday is against the clock.
Several days after the tragedy, thousands of rescuers are still looking for survivors among the rubble, bringing a light of hope in the midst of a tragedy that has already left more than 22,000 dead and of which emergency teams have warned that it could increase over time. of the days.
And while destruction and chaos have created disaster zones in Turkey and Syria, weather conditions have made rescue efforts more difficult, with low temperatures, frigid conditions, and snow and rain in some parts.
Despite the scale of the tragedy, rescuers continue to search for life beneath piles of rubble, slow and difficult work that can take hours, if not days.
These are some cases of emotional rescues in the midst of death and hopelessness.
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