Survivors Pulled From Rubble in Gaziantep Three Days After Earthquake
Survivors were pulled from the rubble at daybreak in Gaziantep, Turkey, on Thursday, February 9, the city council said, three days after a devastating earthquake hit the southeast of the country.
This footage from the Gaziantep City Council shows rescue teams transferring a man on a stretcher to a waiting emergency vehicle. The council said that more survivors were also found alive in the rubble that morning.
Turkey’s disaster management agency AFAD said 12,873 people were confirmed to have died by Thursday. Close to 25,000 search and rescue personnel were working in the aftermath of the quake, AFAD said. Credit: Gaziantep City Council via Storyful