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Child Rescued 79 Hours After Turkey Earthquake Video Goes Viral

A 2-year-old child was rescued in Hatay, Turkey after a 7.8 magnitude earthquake. Video of the rescue went viral and has touched millions. Over 70 countries have sent aid and rescue teams to the affected areas.



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On Thursday, the 9th of February, a heartwarming rescue took place in the city of Hatay in Turkey. A two-year-old child, Mert, was pulled out of the rubble of a construction site, a remarkable 79 hours after a powerful 7.8 magnitude earthquake struck southern Turkey and northwestern Syria.

The earthquake caused widespread destruction and left thousands dead, making it the biggest natural disaster in the region since 1999, when another similarly powerful earthquake claimed over 17,000 lives in Turkey.

The Humanitarian Aid Foundation of Turkey (IHH) provided information about the rescue of Mert, and it has sparked hope and inspiration among the people affected by the disaster.

Despite the unfavorable conditions and the massive scale of destruction, rescue teams from over 70 countries have come together to offer their assistance and support. These teams have already arrived in both Turkey and Syria and are working tirelessly to provide relief and rescue as many people as possible.

A video of the rescue of Mert has now gone viral on social media, capturing the hearts of people around the world. The video shows the rescue workers carefully removing Mert from the rubble, and the joyful reactions of the people on the scene.

The video has been shared widely, and it has touched the hearts of millions of people, reminding us all of the power of hope and resilience in the face of adversity.

Unfortunately, there is no further information available about the health conditions of the baby and her parents. In times of natural disasters, such as this earthquake, it is crucial to provide support and aid to those in need.

The rescue of Mert has given the people in the affected areas a glimmer of hope and has shown the world that even in the most dire of circumstances, there is still room for miracles to happen.

The world has come together to offer their support and aid to those in need, and it is a testament to the power of human kindness and compassion. The aftermath of this disaster will be long-lasting, but with the continued support of the global community, the people of Turkey and Syria will emerge stronger and more resilient. The viral video of Mert’s rescue serves as a reminder of the strength of the human spirit and the power of hope, even in the darkest of times.

Child rescued from rubble 79 hours after earthquake in Turkey – Photo: IHH/via REUTERS
Child rescued from rubble 79 hours after earthquake in Turkey – Photo: IHH/via REUTERS

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