Death toll of Taiwan quake rises to 35

8 февраля, 2016 09:10

Dushanbe, 08.02.2016. (NIAT “Khovar”). — The death toll of a 6.7-magnitude quake which hit Taiwan early Saturday rose to 35 Monday as rescuers working overnight pulled out another body from under the debris, — Xinhua News Agency reported.

According to a source, more than 50 hours after the earthquake struck, over 110 people are believed to be still buried under the rubble of buildings collapsed by the disaster just two days ahead of the traditional Chinese New Year.

Of the 35 people killed — including a 10-day old baby girl — 34 were found in the toppled Wei Guan residential building in Yongkang District of Tainan City which bore the brunt of the quake.

8 февраля, 2016 09:10

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