By: Chao Li-yen, Chiang Chun-liang, Yang Ssu-jui and Lilian Wu
Taipei, Feb. 7 (CNA) “Yes! Thank you!” Huang Guang-wei (黃洸偉), 20, shouted when he was freed Sunday from the rubble of the 16-story Weiguan Jinlong building in Tainan to cheers from emergency teams and his family.
Huang had been trapped for some 30 hours since around 4 a.m. Saturday, when the residential complex toppled in a magnitude 6.4 earthquake that left 29 people dead as of Sunday afternoon.
Rescue workers had to cut though steel bars to get to Huang, who was eventually pulled out and taken to a hospital. He had several bruises but appeared to be in good condition otherwise. [FULL STORY]