The images of 7-year-old Meryem, who was under the rubble in Syria for 36 hours, trying to protect her brother became one of the most talked about topics on social media. Sharing the images of the little girl who is the symbol of hope for Syria, the head of the World Health Organization Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said, “I have endless admiration for this brave girl.”
Search and rescue efforts continue in Syria ‘s Idlib, Aleppo, Hama, Latakia and Tartus provinces, where earthquakes with a magnitude of 7.7 and 7.6, the epicenter of which are in Kahramanmaraş, caused serious damage .
According to the latest official statement from the country, the loss of life has increased to over 1730 and the number of injured has increased to 2850. Authorities stated that search and rescue efforts are continuing.
Footage has emerged of a 7-year-old Syrian girl who was trapped under the rubble and trying to protect her younger sister while teams raced to save people in the freezing cold.
HAND PROTECTED HIS BROTHER UNDER THE WRUSH In the footage
, it is seen that two brothers are trapped in the rubble of a collapsed building and are talking to the teams trying to save themselves.
Your name is Mary The girl, who is learned to be, tries to protect her brother Ilaaf by putting her hand on his head so that she does not harm him, and often tries to calm him by stroking his hair. According to the news in the New York Post newspaper, Meryem says to the teams trying to save herself,
If you get us out of here, I will do anything you want .” When the rescue team tells her there is no need for such a thing, the little girl insists, “No, no. I’ll do whatever you want.”
WHO PRESIDENT SHARE: I HAVE ENDLESS
adoration Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, head of the World Health Organization (WHO), shared the images of the little girl and said, ” I have endless admiration for this brave girl .”
United Nations representative Mohamad Safa shared the same footage, saying, ” The little girl who put her hand on her brother’s head to protect her seems to have succeeded.” said.
THEY WAS UNDER THE WRAPPING FOR 36 HOURS In
another video posted on social media, it was seen that two small children were pulled out of the rubble and wrapped in blankets and taken to the hospital.
The children’s father, Mustafa Zuhir Al-Sayed, stated that he, his wife and three children were sleeping at home when the devastating 7.8- magnitude Earthquake occurred . IT WAS VIRAL IN SOCIAL MEDIA Little Meryem’s courage and story of salvation soon went viral on social media and became a symbol of hope for Syria. SEARCH AND RESCUE WORK CONTINUES
The White Helmets non-governmental organization, which continues its search and rescue efforts in northwest Syria, announced that on the 4th day of the earthquakes, there was still a voice from the ruins. The White Helmets stated that the number of those who lost their lives exceeded 1,900 and the number of injured exceeded 2,950. On the other hand, Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu stated that one border gate from Turkey to Syria is open and efforts are being made to open two gates.
The White Helmets non-governmental organization, which continues its search and rescue efforts in the Idlib and Aleppo regions in the northwest of Syria, which was most affected by the earthquake, stated that they can still hear the voices of life from the rubble today. In the statement, it was stated that the number of people who lost their lives in Syria exceeded 1,900 and the number of injured exceeded 2,950.
ONE DOOR FROM TURKEY TO SYRIA IS OPEN, WORKING FOR TWO
On the other hand, Minister of Foreign Affairs Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu stated that one border gate is open regarding international humanitarian aid to Syria, stating that they are working to open two more gates. This is not a political situation as it is a humanitarian situation. Therefore, we are working to open these gates from the points controlled by the Syrian regime,” he said.