Child Trapped Under Rubble of Destroyed House Saved by Rescue Worker

A child in Jindires, Syria, who was trapped under the rubble of a house destroyed by earthquakes on Monday, February 6, was saved by a rescue worker with the Syria Civil Defence.

On Tuesday, the country’s death toll surpassed 1,800.

The Syria Civil Defence said rescue efforts were continuing “amid great difficulties” and predicted the death toll would rise.

By February 7, the death toll in Turkey from the earthquakes had climbed to over 5,400. Credit: Syria Civil Defence via Storyful

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