Strong earthquake hits southern Taiwan, trapping residents

Focus Taiwan
Date: 2016/02/06
By: Jay Chen


Feb. 9:
●As of 9:00 a.m., death toll in the earthquake stood at 40, with 539 injured, while 107 people were believed to be trapped in a collapsed building in Tainan.

●Death toll rises to 40 in southern Taiwan earthquake

Feb. 8:
●68 aftershocks recorded after major earthquake
●8-year-old girl, Vietnamese woman rescued from debris 60 hours after quake
●President Ma pledges sustained support for earthquake rescue
●Taiwan thanks Japan, U.S. for earthquake donations
●Trapped man rescued 56 hours after building collapse

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