Turkey quake

  • 'Our Miracle': Girl rescued four days after Turkey's deadly quake
    IZMIR, Turkey, November 3 (Reuters): A young girl was rescued from the rubble of a collapsed building in the western Turkish city of Izmir on Tuesday, more than 90 hours after a deadly earthquake which killed at least 107 people. Rescuers heard Ayda Gezgin's screams from under the rubble and managed to pull her out hours later, taking her out on a stretcher as emergency teams continued to search five destroyed apartment blocks for survivors. As the child was pulled from
  • Man rescued from rubble as Turkey quake death toll hits 60
    IZMIR, November 1 (Reuters): A 70-year-old man was pulled from the rubble of a flattened building in western Turkey early on Sunday after being buried under the debris for 33 hours following a powerful earthquake which struck the country's Aegean coast and Greek islands. The death toll from Friday afternoon's quake rose to 51. Turkish authorities have announced 49 deaths in the coastal city of Izmir, while two teenagers died on the Greek island of Samos. The man, ide
  • Mother, children rescued from Turkey quake rubble; death toll at 37
    IZMIR, October 31 (Reuters): A mother and three of her children were pulled to safety on Saturday after being trapped for almost 18 hours under a building in the western Turkish city of Izmir that was flattened in a powerful earthquake. One of the children succumbed to his injuries later in hospital, Health Minister Fahrettin Koca told reporters in Izmir. The child was one of 37 people killed in Friday's quake: 35 in Turkey and two on the Greek island of Samos. Rescuers