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Earthquake: Turkish Woman Pulled Out Of Rubbles After 52 Hours

A woman was pulled out alive after being trapped in the rubble of a building that collapsed 52 hours earlier due to a devastating earthquake in southeast Turkey.

Pictures from broadcaster NTV on Wednesday showed emergency services in the province of Kahramanmaraş, near the border with Syria, carrying the woman on a stretcher to the ambulance.

The 58-year old was reportedly rescued from a collapsed hotel.

The province of Kahramanmaraş was hit hard by the earthquakes.

The quake was the strongest, which registered a magnitude -7.7 of and struck at 0117 GMT on Monday.

Another powerful quake, only slightly weaker at 7.5, hit around noon the same day.

Thousands died in Turkey and in neighbouring Syria.

Some of the injured were being taken to the metropolis of Istanbul for treatment via Atatürk Airport, which has been closed for civil air traffic, the broadcaster reported.



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