The family of the rescued Turkish woman (left) hugged Chen Shihong (right), deputy head of the special search brigade of the Pingtung County Fire Department, to express his gratitude.

(Provided by Ping County Government)

[Reporter Luo Xinzhen/Pingtung Report] A strong earthquake occurred in Turkey on the 6th, causing heavy casualties. The Taiwanese search and rescue team and the Turkish rescue team rushed to the hardest-hit area Adiyaman (Adiyaman) to perform tasks. Today (10th) at 8:00 am local time , rescued an injured person who was crushed under a concrete pillar in a collapsed residential building and sent him to the hospital. Since this team was a partner of the Pingtung County Fire Department who joined the Taiwan special search team, the video was sent back to Pingtung, and the county magistrate Zhou Chunmi I am very touched, and I hope that the firefighters will pay attention to their own safety and continue to work harder.

The Ping County Fire Department stated that the Taiwanese search and rescue team and the Turkish rescue team found people alive in the building at 2:37 a.m. local time on the 9th. At 12:43 p.m., they located the trapped woman and found the woman collapsed and deformed. The floor, spring mattresses, quilts and other sundries were pressing down, and the on-site personnel continued to rescue with equipment. After 19 hours and 37 minutes of rescue, the person was successfully rescued at about 8:00 am local time today (10th).

After the on-site rescue team assisted the 35-year-old woman to get out of trouble, the local ambulance was subsequently notified to send the woman to the hospital for treatment, and her vital signs were stable.

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Relevant videos were sent back to the Pingtung County Government today. In the video, the family members of the injured hugged and thanked the firefighters. Pingtung County Mayor Zhou Chunmi was very moved. She said that the firefighters went to other places to heroically participate in disaster relief and rescued precious lives in time. , It’s really touching and thankful, and I hope that the brothers will pay attention to their own safety and continue to work hard.

Pingtung County Mayor Zhou Chunmi said that the strong earthquake in Turkey on the 6th caused heavy casualties. The Pingtung County Fire Department dispatched a search and rescue team of 40 people. , Time difference, the special search heroes take over the rescue mission as soon as they arrive, race against time, and try their best to save more precious lives. Every minute and every second of the golden rescue time is very important. Although I am reluctant to give up, I am proud of these rescue heroes and hope The Chinese continued to pray for Turkey and Syria, and cheered for the search and rescue team members.

Search and rescue personnel went deep into the rubble to rescue people.

(Provided by Ping County Government)

Taiwan's special search personnel helped rescue a trapped Turkish woman.

(Taken from Pingtung County Mayor Zhou Chunmi's Facebook page)