Tainan earthquake claims at least two lives

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

Taipei, Feb. 6 (CNA) At least two people, including an infant, 201602060006t0001died after a magnitude 6.4 earthquake struck southern Taiwan at 03:57 a.m. Saturday.

According to the Tainan City Fire Bureau, as of 8:06 a.m., 221 people have been rescued from the damaged buildings, with 115 of them sent to the hospital for treatment. Two of those were discovered with no signs of life.

Strong earthquake in Tainan leaves buildings in ruins

Strong earthquake in Tainan leaves buildings in ruins

Local media reported that the two victims were a 10-day old female infant and a 40-year-old man. Having been pulled from a 17-story building that collapsed in Yongkang District in Tainan City, they reportedly died before arriving at a hospital.      [FULL  STORY]

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