By: Chia Lee, Taiwan News, Staff Writer
As of 3 p.m. Friday earthquake death toll increased to 96, with 28 people still missing, who are believed to be buried under the rubble of a collapsed building of Weiguan Jinlong apartment complex in Tainan.
On the seventh day after the Feb. 6 earthquake, the bodies of more than a dozen of victims were found in the rubble of the collapsed building, which brought the number of people who died in a magnitude 6.4 earthquake that struck southern Taiwan on Saturday last week to 96, according to official figures.
Ninety-four of the 96 confirmed fatalities occurred in the collapsed Weiguan building. The other two died in the city’s Guiren District, according to the National Fire Agency. [FULL STORY]