ICRT Radio News
The premier is encouraging the public to rest easy after the earthquake,
saying the situation is under control.
Su Tseng-chang says as soon as the 6.1 magnitude quake struck Hualien at 1pm,
he ordered the opening of the Central Emergency Operation Center and went to
the center himself to keep watch.
Premier Su says reports of the situation in Taipei and Hualien have all come
in now, and he is feeling much relieved.
The only reported serious injuries were of two tourists in Hualien’s Taroko
Gorge who were hit by falling rocks, both Malaysian nationals, and Su says
they have already been sent to the hospital for care. [FULL STORY]