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Number of deaths earthquake in Taiwan rises to 17

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TAIPEI – After the devastating earthquake in the Taiwanese city of Hualien is the death toll has risen to seventeen. According to Chinese state television on Friday the bodies of a missing family of five members from China found.

Rescue teams reported that they are also the bodies of a Canadian couple from the rubble of the Yunmen Cuiti-building have been achieved. The Canadians and the family members from China were in a hotel that was housed in the badly damaged complex. The skyscraper was after the earthquake Wednesday night dangerous crooked dropped because the lowest floors had collapsed.

The earthquake with a strength of 6.0 has caused great damage to the east coast. More than 270 people were injured. More than two hundred aftershocks hampered the last few days the rescue work.

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