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At Least 2 Kiled, 115 Injured as a Result of Strong Earthquake That Hit Taiwan

A street in Taiwan

The devastating earthquake in Taiwan’s city of Hua-lien killed at least two people and injured some 115, the Chinese CGTN TV reports.

Earlier, the Taiwan government reported a hotel building collapsed in the city of Hua-lien as a result of the earthquake that shook the city earlier. At least 17 people are reported blocked inside the damaged hotel.

About 29 people still blocked in the Marshal Hotel of Hualien City, despite the efforts of rescuers. The hotel partially collapsed and heavily tilted as a result of powerful tremors.

According to the report, several buildings were partially or completely destroyed and several bridges, road surface, sidewalks were damaged.

Full story: sputniknews.com

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