A pregnant mother who was trapped under a collapsed building in Aleppo, Syria, after Monday’s devastating earthquake gave birth to her child under the rubble but died before rescue workers could reach her.
It was gathered that he dramatic scene unfolded just hours after a Syrian volunteer organization shared video showing a young child being pulled alive from the earthquake rubble in the village of Qatma.
Recall that About 5,000 people have been killed and thousands more injured after a powerful magnitude 7.8 earthquake struck Turkey and Syria early yesterday, February 6, 2023.
This is according to an update from Turkey’s vice-president, Fuat Oktay, on On Tuesday morning, February 7, 2023.
According to him, 3,419 people had been killed in the quake, with another 20,534 had been injured
The number of confirmed deaths on the Syrian side of the border rose to 1,602, bringing the death toll in both countries to 5,021. Turkey’s disaster management agency said it had 11,342 reports of collapsed buildings, of which 5,775 had been confirmed.
People in remote towns in southern Turkey described how relief efforts were stretched to breaking point, amid destruction over a border region spanning almost 650 miles.