Deadly Taiwan earthquake kills two and leaves hundreds injured after hotel cave-in

Deadly Taiwan earthquake kills two and leaves hundreds injured after hotel cave-in
 

A magnitude 6.4 earthquake has struck near the coast of Taiwan, killing two hotel employees and injuring more than 200 other people.
Local reports say the ground floor of the Marshal Hotel in Hualien county had caved in, causing the deaths of the two staff members.
Other buildings were shifted on their foundations and rescuers used ladders, ropes and cranes to get residents to safety.
Taiwanese media reported that a separate hotel known as the Beautiful Life Hotel was tilting.
The agency also posted photos showing a road fractured in several parts.
The US Geological Survey said the quake... read more

 
6 February 2018 in World News, Views: 42
Source: Daily Record
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