From the rubble of the collapsed in Istanbul’s high-rises managed to get alive 5-year-old girl. Under the concrete debris she stayed for 18 hours.
This was announced by the Governor of Istanbul Ali Ilica, reports TSN. He said that at the moment there are about 13 victims.
The girl was immediately taken to the hospital, her condition is not reported. Rescuers continue search operation at the scene. Currently, it is known that 12 people managed to pull from the rubble alive, including a 9 year old boy.
The number of victims of the collapse of high-rise buildings in Istanbul had grown to six people. Collapse of 8-story residential building has occurred in Istanbul in the Kartal district on 6 February. According to media reports, the house collapsed after the explosion. However, the head of the district Memicu Dikilitas said that the house collapsed not as a result of the explosion, and age. Turkish media reported that the building housed 12 families. In the basement was a sewing shop, which employed 15-20 people.