The four-year-old Golden Retriever named Orion was one of eight dogs with the Polish HUSAR rescue team sent to the Turkish town of Besni just hours after the first quake hit.
Specialist medical equipment, medicines, dressings, power generators, oil heaters and tents are among aid sent by Poland to earthquake-stricken Turkey.
The leader of Poland's HUSAR rescue team sent to help hunt for survivors of the earthquake in Turkey has told PAP of the emotion felt at rescuing 12 people.
Poland’s Husar search and rescue team will return home on Wednesday after more than a week aiding the rescue effort in earthquake-stricken Turkey.
Twelve people have been pulled alive from ruined buildings in Turkey by a Polish search and rescue team, a spokesman for Poland's State Fire Service has said.
Polish firefighters will remain in Turkey until February 16, as there is still a chance of rescuing earthquake survivors, the head of the Polish fire service said on Friday.
A team of Polish Army doctors, nurses and paramedics has already arrived in Turkey to help treat victims of the earthquake that devastated the south-eastern part of the country and northern Syria on Monday.
Dispatched to the town of Besni a town of around 70,000 habitants located in the northeast of Gaziantep where the earthquake's epicenter was, by Wednesday morning, the rescue group had rescued nine people.
Nine people, including a family of four, have been pulled alive from ruined buildings in Turkey by a Polish search and rescue team, the team's commander said on Wednesday.
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