A household canine that was trapped when their home was destroyed within the lethal earthquakes in Turkey was miraculously discovered alive.
The canine was found round 138 hours after the earthquake that devastated southern Turkey, in accordance with Elif Polat, a nurse who’s a part of a search and rescue staff within the hard-hit Hatay province.
“It was miraculous as a result of we had been eradicating particles and solely useless our bodies, and the canine was buried within the rubble with nearly no gaps,” she mentioned.
Little Pamuk, whose title means cotton wool, is a Poodle terrier combine. On February 10, a staff looking for any indicators of life got here throughout her and saved her in Hatay.
The trapped animal needed to be dug out with the intention to be saved, and the video recorded by the rescue staff confirmed her head poking out from the rubble together with her eyes huge with fright and her nostril injured.
The staff moved shortly, eradicating mud from the canine’s eyes, cleansing her face, giving her water, and comforting her whereas she cried in terror.
In keeping with authorities, the dreadful earthquakes that occurred in Turkey and Syria on February 6 within the morning took greater than 21,000 lives. A number of hundred aftershocks adopted the 7.8-magnitude earthquake.