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DW   01 October 2019   Taiwan   Nanfangao  
<p>At least 10 people were hospitalized Tuesday morning when an arched bridge in Nanfangao collapsed onto fishing boats, hours after a typhoon swept through. Rescuers are searching for workers trapped in the wreckage.</p>
Aljazeera   18 April 2019   Taiwan  
<p>A magnitude 6.1 earthquake has struck Taiwan's coastal city of Hualien, shaking buildings and temporarily suspending subway services in the capital Taipei, but there were no immediate reports of damage or casualties. Local television footage showed school ...
CBC News   06 February 2018   Taiwan   Hualien  
<p>A rescue crew on Wednesday was trying to free two people from a hotel whose ground floor caved after a strong earthquake hit near Taiwan's east coast and killed at least four people.</p> <p>The shallow, magnitude-6.4 quake that struck late Tuesday night ...
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The Guardian   07 February 2016   Taiwan   Tainan  
<p>Rescuers in the southern Taiwanese city of Tainan were fighting against the clock on Sunday to save more than 100 people still trapped beneath rubble of an apartment block 24 hours after a strong earthquake shook the island.<br />A 20-year-old man was pulled ...
Filed under: Natural Hazards