Taiwan quake fells 17-story building, 123 rescued so far

By REUTERS
February 6, 2016 01:58

 
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TAIPEI - A Taiwan quake toppled a 17-story apartment building in southern Tainan city on Saturday, and crews had so far rescued 123 people from the wreckage, a fire brigade official said.

There were no immediate reports of deaths from the 6.4 magnitude tremor, which struck before dawn.

"There are 60 households in that building," said Tainan City Government Fire Bureau information officer Lee Po Min, estimating that there might be about 240 people living there.

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