By: Yang Su-rui and Jay Chen
Taipei, Feb. 6 (CNA) More than 120 people were rescued from a 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]