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Rescuers race to save over 100 buried after Taiwan quake

tainan, taiwan
RESCUE OPERATION. The death toll is rising as emergency workers dig to find survivors of the 6.4-magnitude quake that toppled the 16-storey apartment complex in Tainan City on Saturday, February 6. Photo by Zachary Lee/UDN TV
Census records show around 260 people living in the block but authorities say it was now thought that more than 300 had been inside at the time of the quake

TAINAN, Taiwan (Feb. 7, 2016) — Rescuers raced against time Sunday, February 7, to free more than 100 people still buried beneath the rubble of apartment blocks felled by a powerful earthquake in southern Taiwan that left 18 dead.

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