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More than 50 people missing after deadly Taiwan earthquake

Rescue workers are hurrying to rescue trapped survivors before damaged buildings collapse.

by Rob McBride

A 6.4-magnitude earthquake has hit eastern Taiwan, killing at least five people and injuring more than 200 others.

Firefighters in the port city of Hualien say several people remain trapped in buildings that are on the brink of collapse.

More than 50 people remain unaccounted for.

 

Al Jazeera's Rob McBride reports from Hualien, Taiwan.


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