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IHH and TTK teams save three survivors from rubble
Rescue teams from IHH Humanitarian Relief Foundation and Turkish Hard Coal Enterprises (TTK) jointly saved three quake victims from rubble in Van’s Erciş district which was hit by a powerful earthquak
Turkey 24.10.2011

IHH teams continue search and rescue efforts in the quake region.

IHH and TTK teams saved a 15-year-old girl, Tuba Altunkaynak, and a 65-year-old man, Mehmet Köroğlu, from the wreckage of a building on the Alkanat Street in Erciş. Several hours after this, the teams saved a 12-year-old girl, Nazan Altunışık, from the rubble. The saving of three quake victims following hours from the quake gave hopes about the rescue of other victims while leading to a great joy in the region.

Altunkaynak and Köroğlu were taken to Erciş State Hospital for treatment. IHH teams which have totally 200 members continue their efforts in the region at full speed. 

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