Twin storms leave 131 injured, 1 missing

The China Post
Date: July 31, 2017
By: The China Post

TAIPEI – Tropical storms Nesat and Haitang left more than 131 people injured and one


missing in Taiwan as of 11 a.m. Monday, according to the Central Emergency Operation Center.

Human injury from the storms was worst in Taipei, where there were 54 casualties, followed by Yilan County (52 injured), Taichung (11) and Taoyuan (10).

Some of the casualties were struck by flying debris or hurt in scooter accidents, while others slipped and fell.

One person has gone missing and a search is underway near National Freeway No. 3 in Pingtung County’s Nancho Township.    [FULL  STORY]

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