VIDEO: Five-year-old girl rescued from rubble in Turkish quake

TEHRAN, Jan. 26 (MNA) – Rescue teams managed to save a 5-year-old girl from the debris of a building on Saturday, some 24 hours after a 6.8 magnitude earthquake hit the region.

The death toll from Friday's powerful earthquake in eastern Turkey rose to 31, the country's disaster relief agency said, reported the Anadolu News Agency on Sunday.

So far, 1,547 people have been reported injured as rescue workers continue recovering victims buried under the rubble, according to the Disaster and Emergency Management Authority (AFAD). A total of 45 people have been rescued including a woman, 17 hours after her house collapsed.

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