Woman saved from Turkey quake after 66 hours

Rescuers plucked a 27-year-old woman from the wreckage in eastern Turkey, 66 hours after a devastating earthquake that killed at least 459 people, TV reports said.

Last Updated: Oct 26, 2011, 14:02 PM IST

Ercis: Rescuers plucked a
27-year-old woman from the wreckage in eastern Turkey, 66
hours after a devastating earthquake that killed at least 459
people, TV reports said.

Gozde Bahar was a teacher in Ercis town in Van province,
worst hit by Sunday`s quake, the reports said.

"She was our tenant. They pulled her out an hour ago,"
Akif Goltas, another quake survivor, told AFP, after Nehar was
rushed to hospital in Ercis.

A major earthquake of 7.2 magnitude hit the eastern
province of Van on October 23, a mainly Kurdish area near the
Iranian border.

PTI