translated from Spanish: [VIDEO] Turkey: rescue girl from building rubble four days after earthquake

When hopes of finding survivors were beginning to fade, rescuers in the Turkish town of Izmir brought a little girl out of the rubble of a melted apartment building alive, four days after a strong earthquake recalled Turkey and the little Grecia.La, wrapped in a thermal blanket, she was transported to an ambulance on a stretcher between applause and cheers from rescuers and witnesses. Health Minister Fahrettin Koca identified her on Twitter as three-year-old Ayda Gezgin and shared a video of the little girl inside the ambulance. The girl was 91 hours trapped in the rubble, from Friday’s sism in the Aegean Sea. He was the 107th person rescued alive. Rescuer Nusret Aksoy told the press he was searching through the rubble of the eight-storey building when he heard a child scream and asked for silence. He then located the girl in a hole next to a dishwasher. The girl greeted him with his hand, told him his name and told him he was fine, Aksoy said.» They gave me the creeps, and my colleague Ahmet cried,» he said. The day before, another 3-year-old girl and a 14-year-old girl were rescued alive in wary buildings in Izmir, Turkey’s third-largest city.Meanwhile, the death toll in the iss reached 104 after emergency teams recovered more bodies from other parts of the city. The U.S. Geological Survey estimated the magnitude of the earthquake at 7.0, although other agencies in Turkey gave lower estimates. The vast majority of the dead and the thousand wounded were in Izmir. Two teenagers and 19 people were injured on the Greek island of Samos, near the epicentre of the earthquake. Authorities noted that 147 survivors were still hospitalized and three of them were severe.



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