Harrowing video shows reporter live on TV as earthquake hits Turkey

Trending 7 months ago

Turkey earthquake hits during unrecorded broadcast

Turkey earthquake hits arsenic TV journalist broadcasts live 01:34

Television newsman Yuksel Akalan was broadcasting unrecorded from nan streets of Malatya, Turkey, aft Monday's devastating earthquake erstwhile nan crushed started shaking beneath his feet. Akalan and a group of others connected nan roadworthy are seen taking disconnected down nan thoroughfare arsenic nan shaking begins. As nan cameraman besides turns to run, nan sound of a building collapsing tin beryllium heard.

"As we were heading to nan rubble to (film) hunt and rescue efforts, location were 2 consecutive aftershocks pinch a large noise, and nan building you are seeing connected my near was brought down to earth," Akalan said, according to Reuters. "There was a batch of dust. A section resident is coming and he is covered successful dust."

The video shows Akalan coming upon a mother and her girl successful nan roadworthy and helping them evacuate, urging nan young woman to stay calm.

Hundreds dormant aft earthquake strikes Turkey and Syria 02:26

At slightest 1,900 group were killed and galore much wounded crossed Turkey and Syria erstwhile 2 abstracted earthquakes and aggregate aftershocks deed nan region early Monday. Rescue workers said they expected nan decease toll to climb.

  • Turkey
  • Earthquake
  • Live Streaming

Haley Ott

Haley Ott is simply a integer reporter/producer for CBS News based successful London.

Thanks for reference CBS NEWS.

Create your free relationship aliases log successful
for much features.

Please participate email reside to continue

Please participate valid email reside to continue

Source cbsnews.com