ELAZIG, Turkey

A mother and her 2.5-year-old daughter were rescued 24 hours after a powerful earthquake hit eastern Turkey.

The 6.8-magnitude quake shook Turkey’s Elazig province late Friday. Tremors were also felt in neighboring countries including Syria and Georgia.

Death toll from the quake rose to 35 on Sunday with hundreds of others injured.

The mother and daughter were trapped under the debris of their house in Mustafa Pasa neighborhood.

Turkish gendarmes first rescued the daughter, Yusra Yildiz. Four hours later, the mother Ayse Yildiz was rescued.

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