Rescuers scour tilting buildings after Taiwan quake kills seven

Rescuers scour tilting buildings after Taiwan quake kills sevenRescue workers pulled survivors and bodies from buildings tilting precariously in the Taiwanese city of Hualien Wednesday after an overnight earthquake killed at least seven people, injured more than 250 and left dozens missing. Emergency responders were focusing on a 12-storey apartment block and a nearby hotel, both of which were leaning dangerously with their lower floors pancaked after the 6.4-magnitude quake hit the popular tourist city late Tuesday. Dozens of residents — and several pets — were rescued with ropes, ladders and cranes.



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