6.4 earthquake strikes Taiwan-5 dead & 154 injured

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A powerful earthquake in Taiwan felled a 16-storey apartment complex full of families who had gathered for Lunar New Year celebrations in the early hours of Saturday, with at least five dead and more than 30 feared trapped.The 6.4-magnitude quake struck in the middle of the night and as day dawned it revealed the destruction left behind in the city of Tainan, which bore the brunt of the damage.An entire residential complex containing almost 100 homes toppled to the ground, lying on its side with twisted metal girders exposed.

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