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Watch heart-wrenching video of 7-year-old Syrian girl who for 17 hours kept her hand over her little brother’s head while being stuck in earthquake; both rescued

Watch heart-wrenching video of 7-year-old Syrian girl who for 17 hours kept her hand over her little brother’s head while being stuck in earthquake; both rescued

The image was shared by UN representative Mohamed Safa.



Tribune Web Desk

Chandigarh, February 8

For seven-year-old Syrian girl, who was trapped for 17 hours under earthquake rubble, must have felt like 17 years.

She kept her hand over her little brother’s head while being stuck in earthquake making sure that he remains safe. Both of them were rescued from the rubble of the collapsed building later.

The image was shared by UN representative Mohamed Safa.

“The 7 year old girl who kept her hand on her little brother’s head to protect him while they were under the rubble for 17 hours has made it safely,” Safa said in his tweet.

Many videos and photos of these brave kids have emerged online spreading positivity, brotherhood and love.

 A powerful magnitude 7.7 earthquake struck Turkey's southern province of Kahramanmaras at 4:17 a.m. local time on Monday, followed by a magnitude 6.4 quake a few minutes later in the country's southern province of Gaziantep and a magnitude 7.6 earthquake at 1:24 p.m. local time in Kahramanmaras. Turkey's southern province of Hatay and Syria's northern Aleppo city suffered the biggest loss of lives, while Lebanon, Israel and Cyprus also felt the tremor, the BBC reported.

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