HK rescue team found three survivors in Turkey

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Hong Kong search and rescue team successfully found three survivors in the quake-stricken areas in Turkey on Saturday.

The 59-member team headed to Turkey on February 8 to assist with rescue work after a 7.8 magnitude earthquake jolted the country.

During a search and rescue operation in Hatay, the team successfully rescued three survivors trapped under about 6 meters of debris.

"We are very excited and encouraged to be able to find three survivors six days after the earthquake. The team will grasp every opportunity and do its best to find the remaining survivors," the Commander of the search and rescue team Yiu Men-yeung said.