An emergency rescue team member is comforted by teammates after they found two bodies in a destroyed building in Adana, Turkey.

Video. Survivors pulled from rubble after earthquake hits Turkey and Syria

Rescuers have searched through the frigid night, hoping to pull more survivors from the rubble after a 7.8 magnitude earthquake killed thousands of people and toppled thousands of buildings between Turkey and Syria.

Rescuers have searched through the frigid night, hoping to pull more survivors from the rubble after a 7.8 magnitude earthquake killed thousands of people and toppled thousands of buildings between Turkey and Syria.

Authorities fear the death toll will keep rising from Monday's pre-dawn earthquake. There have also been concerns aftershocks could keep climbing as rescuers look for survivors among tangles of metal and concrete spread across the region from Syria’s 12-year civil war and refugee crisis.

In Adiyaman, workers have carefully pulled away slabs of concrete and reached for bodies as desperate families wait for news of loved ones.

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