Aftershocks rattle Taiwan as quake toll rises to 10, 58 missing

By Natalie Thomas HUALIEN, Taiwan, Feb 8 : Scores of aftershocks hampered rescue efforts on Thursday as emergency personnel combed through collapsed buildings in search of survivors after a powerful earthquake killed at least 10 people near Taiwan’s popular tourist city of Hualien. The coastal city of Hualien was hit by a magnitude 6.4 quake […]

Aftershocks rattle Taiwan as quake toll rises to nine, 62 missing

By Natalie Thomas HUALIEN, Taiwan, Feb 8 : Aftershocks hampered rescue efforts on Thursday as emergency personnel combed through collapsed buildings in search of survivors after a powerful earthquake killed at least nine people near Taiwan’s popular tourist city of Hualien. Nervous residents endured a series of aftershocks, including a 5.7 quake late on Wednesday […]

At least six killed, 60 missing after quake rocks Taiwan tourist area

By Fabian Hamacher and Tyrone Siu HUALIEN, Taiwan, Feb 7 : Rescuers combed the rubble of collapsed buildings on Wednesday, in a search for about 60 people missing after a strong earthquake killed at least six near Taiwan’s popular tourist city of Hualien. The magnitude 6.4 quake, which hit near the coastal city just before […]

At least four killed, 85 missing after quake rocks Taiwan tourist area

By Fabian Hamacher and Tyrone Siu HUALIEN, Taiwan, Feb 7 : Rescuers combed through the rubble of collapsed buildings on Wednesday, some using their hands as they searched for about 85 people missing after a strong earthquake killed at least four near the popular Taiwanese tourist city of Hualien overnight. The magnitude 6.4 quake, which […]

At least four killed, 145 missing after quake rocks Taiwan tourist area

By Fabian Hamacher and Tyrone Siu HUALIEN, Taiwan, Feb 7 : Rescuers combed through the rubble of collapsed buildings on Wednesday, some using their hands as they searched for about 145 people missing after a magnitude 6.4 earthquake struck near the popular Taiwanese tourist city of Hualien overnight. At least four people were killed and […]

At least two killed, 150 missing after quake rocks Taiwan tourist area

By Fabian Hamacher HUALIEN, Taiwan, Feb 7 : Rescuers combed through the rubble of collapsed buildings on Wednesday, some using their hands as they searched for about 150 people missing after a magnitude 6.4 earthquake struck near the popular Taiwanese tourist city of Hualien overnight. At least two people were killed and 219 injured in […]