2-week-old Infant With Mom Rescued in Turkey Quake Rubble

2-week-old Infant With Mom Rescued in Turkey Quake Rubble

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Photo by sealion in SacramentoA 2-week-old baby girl, her mother and grandmother were pulled alive from the rubble of an apartment building on Tuesday in a dramatic rescue, nearly 48 hours after a 7.2-magnitude earthquake toppled some 2,000 buildings in eastern Turkey.

Rescuers in orange jumpsuits clapped and cheered as the baby, Azra Karaduman, was removed from the wreckage. A rescuer cradled the naked infant, who was wrapped in a blanket and handed over to a medic.

The baby’s mother, Semiha, had been clutching the infant to her chest when rescuers reached them.

(READ the story in CNN)

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