“The dog surviving more than 22 days under the rubble without eating or drinking anything is truly a miracle” – his rescuer named Alex shared.
A dog named Alex was rescued after more than 22 days trapped in rubble caused by an earthquakeTürkiyeon February 6.
“Surviving for 22 days in the rubble without eating or drinking anything is truly a miracle” – Osman Polatsaid, an animal rescue worker with the Haytap organization, told Turkey’s Anadolu news agency.
Although many reporters from the media contacted, the representative of the Haytap organization still refused to talk about the rescue of the aforementioned husky dog.
Alex was given water to drink by rescuers shortly after coming out of the wreckage. Photo: Anadolu
Rescue workers pat Alex the dog rescued after more than 22 days trapped in the rubble of the earthquake disaster in Türkiye. Photo: Anadolu
And Osman Polatsaid, who personally pulled the dog out of the rubble, said Alex looked thin but was overall “in good health”.
The dog’s owner called Haytap after hearing his barking coming from the rubble of a collapsed two-story building in Turkey’s Hatay province.
In the video of Alex’s rescue, rescuers can be seen having to crawl between two concrete blocks to pull the animal out. Alex the dog was given water and comforted immediately after escaping the rubble.
The rescue of Alex after 22 days trapped under rubble due to the earthquake disaster in Türkiye. Source: MXH
“Not all are as lucky as Alex. There are many other animals trapped under the rubble, many buried for long periods of time” – rescue worker Zinnet Patan, 49 years old, shared with the media. local pine.
BBC said about 50,000 people were killed in the devastating earthquake in Turkey and Syria. The 7.8 magnitude earthquake also left thousands of people still missing. Missions to rescue people and animals have continued since the first earthquake on February 6.
A dog has been rescued from the rubble of the Turkey earthquake after being buried for 90 hours.
The pet, named Pamuk, became trapped after the biggest natural disaster in more than two decades shook the region, killing more than 20,000 people and leaving tens of thousands homeless and hungry.
Pamuk drank water offered by rescuers as they tore away at the heavy debris left by the 7.8-magnitude tremor and powerful aftershocks.
Pamuk had been trapped for more than three days
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Neighbours said the owner was in hospital – but the rescue raised hopes that children and adults could yet be discovered alive under the debris. A 10-day-old baby and his mother were also plucked from the rubble on Friday.
The boy, named Yagiz, was retrieved from a wrecked building in the southern Hatay province, which has suffered terrible damage from the tremors.
The child was wrapped in a thermal blanket before being carried to an ambulance, and his mother was taken out on a stretcher.
Rescuers pulled the dog from the debris
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Six other people were pulled from a collapsed building in Iskenderun, also in Hatay province, after spending 101 hours beneath the rubble, rescue workers said.
Thousands of people have offered to adopt Syria’s “miracle baby” who was still connected to her mother’s umbilical cord when she was discovered by rescuers in Jinderis, next to the Turkish border.
An Israeli rescuer calls for silence to hear whether anyone is trapped
Baby Aya lost her parents and four siblings in the earthquake. Her great uncle, Salah al-Badran, will take her in once she is released from hospital.
Search teams cried out in joy after pulling a 17-year-old out from under the rubble in Gaziantep.
Rescue operations are ongoing but hopes are fading for more survivors
One rescue worker, Yasemin, said she had spent the past four days without sleep trying to help Adnan Muhammed Korkut.
An appeal to help the victims of the earthquake in Turkey and Syria has raised more than £30 million in just 24 hours.
The Independent is appealing for help in raising urgently needed funds to provide aid for people left without food, shelter, homes, heating or power.
Syrians are now facing starvation as food stocks are beginning to run out in the northwest of the country.
The World Food Programme has warned it is running out of stocks.