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Rescue teams search mountains for trapped Taiwan earthquake victims

Posted on AllSides April 5th, 2024
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HUALIEN, Taiwan — Rescuers in Taiwan combed mountains for a dozen people still missing and airlifted others to safety on Friday, as the death toll from this week’s earthquake increased to 12. Two more bodies were found in the mountains of Taiwan’s eastern Hualien county, two days after a 7.4-magnitude quake off the nearby coast that was the island’s biggest tremor in 25 years. The quake damaged roads and sent rocks tumbling down mountains, stranding hundreds of people in Taroko National Park, an area popular with hikers. Rescue efforts have...

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