Hotel sinks, 2 dead in earthquake

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TAIPEI – A major earthquake with a force of 6.4 on the Richter scale in Taiwan for a big mess is ensured. A hotel collapsed in. According to the authorities, there are at least two dead and more than a hundred wounded cases.

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Several houses are damaged, collapsed or sagging. On a video is to see how the Marshall Hotel in Hualien is diminished. There would be victims under the rubble, as is the expectation, but that is not confirmed yet.

Two bridges in the city are as a result of the damage ended. Many roads are by cracks impassable, and numerous households are without power. Premier William Lai has two dead and 114 injured confirmed.


The earth shook around 23.50 hrs local time. The epicenter of the earthquake was almost 20 kilometers northeast of the city at a depth of 10 kilometers. The quake follows on dozens of less powerful earthquakes in the region in the prior 48 hours. In other places there would be damage. Whether there is actually injured and how many there are, is not yet known.

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