Turkey earthquake: Girl, three, pulled alive from rubble – BBC News

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    A three-year-old girl has been pulled out alive after being trapped under rubble for 65 hours following a powerful earthquake in Turkey. The earthquake on Friday has killed at least 85 people, with more still missing. Dehydrated but without serious injuries, the girl clung to a rescue worker’s thumb as she was carried to safety.

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    Turkey, officially the Republic of Turkey, is a transcontinental country located mainly on the Anatolian Peninsula in Western Asia, with a smaller portion on the Balkan Peninsula in Southeastern Europe.

    Istanbul, which straddles Europe and Asia, is the country’s largest city, while Ankara is the capital. The majority of the population identifies as Turkish, around 20% identify as Kurdish.

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