At the end of intensive search efforts, the bodies of the president of the Jewish kehilla in Antakya, Turkey and his wife, Saul, z’l, and Fortuna, z’l, Cenudioglu (Janudi), were found lifeless under the rubble of their building overnight Wednesday.
A special rescue team of the IDF’s Home Front Command soldiers and ZAKA volunteers arrived at the couple’s building, which had collapsed in the quake, overnight Wednesday. The rescuers worked intensely in difficult conditions for many hours until the bodies of the couple were located.
ZAKA volunteers are supporting the couple’s children and relatives during this difficult time.
(YWN Israel Desk – Jerusalem)