More than 120 rescued in toppled building in Tainan

Focus Taiwan
Date: 2016/02/06
By: Yang Su-rui and Jay Chen

Taipei, Feb. 6 (CNA) More than 120 people were rescued from 201602060003t0001a building that was toppled during a strong earthquake in southern Taiwan early Saturday while an unknown number of residents remained trapped, emergency workers said.

Twenty-six of those 123 survivors were injured, they said.

The bulk of the 16-story Wei Guan (維冠) residential building was left lying on its side on Yongda Road in Tainan City’s Yongkang District after a magnitude 6.4 earthquake struck southern Taiwan at 03:57 a.m.

The building was said to be home to some 200 people in 60 households.     [FULL  STORY]

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