Kahramanmaraş, Turkey: As part of the UAE's 'Gallant Knight/2' operation, the mother, son, and two daughters of a Syrian family were rescued from the ruins of their fallen home by Emirati search and rescue crew after the recent earthquake in Türkey.
The search and rescue crew was accompanied by The Emirates News Agency (WAM) during the operation, which took place in the Kahramanmaraş province and lasted for more than five hours before the family was saved.
Prior to being sent to a nearby hospital to continue their full medical recovery, the Emirati medical professionals gave the family immediate support.
The family's friends and relatives present at the scene of the collapsed house thanked the Emirati search and rescue teams' efforts and high level of professionalism during the process of pulling the family members from under the rubble.
Prior to being sent to a nearby hospital to continue their full medical recovery, the Emirati medical professionals gave the family immediate support. They also lauded the support of the Turkish authorities for relief efforts.
The quake and subsequent aftershocks killed more than 16,000 people in Turkey and Syria.