More than three days after earthquake in Turkey, four-year-old girl found alive

In Izmir, Turkey, a four-year-old girl was found by emergency services in the rubble of collapsed buildings, nearly 91 hours after Friday's earthquake. 

Lhe earthquake of magnitude 7 on the Richter scale which occurred on October 30 in the Aegean Sea between Turkey and the Greek island of Samos, caused many havoc. In Turkey,AFP announced that the death toll was increased to 100.

Izmir province has been one of the most affected in the country.

This morning Australian journalist Auskar Surbaki announced on Twitter thatfour-year-old girl Ayda Gezgin was found alive in Izmir, 91 hours after the earthquake, buried in the rubble of a building.

“A four-year-old girl was pulled alive from the rubble of the city of Izmir, 91 hours after a 7,0 magnitude earthquake struck the Turkish city. # İzmir Mayor Tunç Soyer says the child's name is Ayda Gezgin ”

On his Twitter account, Hasan Koyuncu, deputy - Vice-President of the Parliament of the Brussels-Capital Region, evokes “a miracle” accompanied by a photo of the girl.


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