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In earthquake rescues, noisy gear and digging, then silence

Key to detecting the faintest noise, which could be the sign of a survivor buried beneath rubble from Monday's quake in Turkiye and Syria. Among the wreckage of a collapsed 14-story building in the Turkish city of Adana, the shriek of an whistle pierced the noise every few minutes on Wednesday.

Firefighters and rescue teams search for people in a destroyed building, in Adana, southern Turkiye, Wednesday, Feb. 8, 2023. (AP Photo/Petros Giannakouris)

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