Turkish Rescuers Pull Girl From Rubble 4 Days After Quake

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Four-year-old Ayla Gezgin, is being pulled from the debris of Riza Bey apartment, 91 hours after a magnitude 6.6 quake shook Turkey’s Aegean Sea coast, in Izmir, Turkey on November 03, 2020. (Photo: Andoula Agency)

Izmir (Turkey)- Turkish rescuers in the Turkish coastal city of Izmir have pulled a young girl out alive from the rubble of a collapsed apartment building four days after a strong earthquake hit Turkey and Greece.

The girl, Ayda Gezgin, was seen being taken into an ambulance on Tuesday, wrapped in a thermal blanket, amid the sound of cheers and applause from rescue workers.

The death toll in the earthquake reached 102, after emergency crews retrieved more bodies elsewhere in Turkey”s third-largest city. The U.S. Geological Survey rated the quake at 7.0 magnitude, although other agencies in Turkey recorded it as less severe. (AP)

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