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Earthquake in Taiwan: hundreds injured, dozens missing

At least 7 people died and 254 were injured in the earthquake on Tuesday evening, February 7, Taiwan.

About 88 people are still missing. About 40 people are still trying to extract from the rubble of collapsed buildings.

The aftershocks of a magnitude of 6.4 was recorded in 20 km North-East of Hualien on the Eastern coast of the island.

In total, the result of the tremors collapsed 4 buildings, 40 thousand people remained without water and about 1,000 people without electricity. Among collapsed buildings – the hotel «Marshal».

In the rescue operation involved about 600 soldiers and more than 750 employees of the fire service.

Among victims — citizens of China, the Czech Republic, Japan, Singapore, and South Korea.

Earthquake in Taiwan: hundreds injured, dozens missing
07.02.2018

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