A man walks past a collapsed building in Hatay, Turkey, on February 15, 2023. (Credit Chris McGrath/Getty Images)
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15 mins ago
Ghanaian footballer Christian Atsu is still missing after the earthquake in Turkey, his agent tells CNN
By Sammy Mngqosini
Soccer player Christian Atsu is photographed during a Newcastle United training session in January 2021. (Serena Taylor/Newcastle United/Getty Images)
Ghanaian soccer star Christian Atsu is still missing 10 days after the magnitude 7.8 earthquake devastated Turkey and Syria, his agent told CNN Sport on Wednesday.
“We are still looking for Christian.
We have asked the AFAD (Disaster and Emergency Management Directorate) to place the photo of him in all local and national hospitals,” Atsu's agent Nana Sechere told CNN in a WhatsApp message on Wednesday.
Tens of thousands of people have died in Syria and Turkey, and stories of survival are becoming scarcer as the hours tick by.
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17 mins ago
Two women, aged 74 and 77, are rescued from the rubble, more than a week after the earthquake in Turkey
By Talia Kayali, Rhea Mogul, Hande Atay Alam
Search and rescue efforts continue in Hatay province, Turkey on February 15, 2023. (Credit: Aytug Can Sencar/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images)
More than nine days after a powerful earthquake rocked Turkey and Syria, rescuers were still pulling people from the rubble, defying predictions that the time for survival had passed.
On Wednesday, Turkey announced two rescues within hours of each other of two elderly women who survived more than 200 hours under rubble.
Earlier, the Ministry of National Defense released a video showing rescuers pulling out a 77-year-old woman in the city of Adiyaman on Tuesday, some 212 hours after the earthquake.
Turkey's state news agency Anadolu identified her as Fatma Gungor and said her family hugged her after they saved her.
A few hours later, the Turkish rescue team pulled a 74-year-old woman named Cemile Kekec out of the rubble.
It had been 227 hours since the deadly earthquake in Turkey, according to CNN's sister network, CNN Turk.
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18 minutes ago
A woman and two children are rescued alive 228 hours after the earthquake in Antakya, Turkey
By Hande Atay Alam
A woman and two children were rescued alive in Hatay, Antakya, on the 10th day, 228 hours after the earthquake, according to Turkey's state-run Anadolu news agency.
Anadolu reported that they were rescued from an apartment called Ugur on Oymak street, which is located in the center of Antakya city.
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