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UPDATE 2 - Turkey's quake survivors, shaken but resilient

UPDATE 2 - Turkey's quake survivors, shaken but resilient
100 people pulled out alive from rubble


By Ali Korkmaz, Tezcan Ekizler, Mustafa Gungor, Haydar Toprakci, Ferdi Uzun, Yusuf Sahbaz, Meric Urer, Yusuf Soykan Bal, and Mehmet Emin Menguarslan

IZMIR, Turkey (AA) - Hours after a powerful earthquake struck Turkey's Aegean coast, survivors were pulled out of the rubble -- shaken but resilient.

Rescue workers have pulled out a total of 100 people so far.

Nurcan Tosun, 50, was rescued in the Seferihisar district after 17 hours.

Gunay Ozisik and Erol Subas were rescued nine hours after the quake.

Ozisik's father spotted his son under the debris through rescue cameras and spoke to him.

Another earthquake victim, Buse Hasyilmaz and her family were rescued after nine-and-a-half hours.

Sixty-two-year-old Emine Eren was pulled out after 14 hours.

Help came after 15 hours for Fadime Tolu, 53. Her neighbor, Gulcin Aykut Soydan was also rescued.

Hula Ozmet and Inci Okan were also pulled out alive after 17 hours.

A cat was also among the rescued.

They were all taken to hospitals for health checks.

Twenty-five people were killed and at least 831 injured in the magnitude-6.6 earthquake on Friday.

*Writing and Contribution by Erdogan Cagatay Zontur

source: News Feed
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