Singapore rescuers save boy from collapsed building in earthquake-stricken Turkey town

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The SCDF team worked together with local and Spanish rescue teams to save the boy. Read more at straitstimes.com.

and the north-western regions of its neighbour Syria. Entire apartment blocks have been toppled, hospitals were wrecked and thousands of people have been left injured or homeless.

The Spanish team deployed a search canine to pinpoint the boy’s location, aided by the SCDF officers’ use of a fibre-optic scope to ascertain visuals of the boy. The advance team of 20 SCDF officers, part of the Operation Lionheart contingent, had landed in the southern Turkish city of Adana earlier on Wednesday and headed east towards Dulkadiroglu, Kahramanmaras to begin search and rescue operations.

 

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