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Saturday, 06 February 2016 - 9:14
Earthquake topples buildings in Taiwan city of Tainan
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An earthquake has toppled a number of buildings in the south Taiwanese city of Tainan, with rescue teams trying to reach people trapped in rubble.

There were no immediate reports of casualties after the magnitude 6.4 quake struck early yesterday.

Reports suggest at least four buildings have come down, including a high-rise residential building. More than 100 people have so far been rescued.

President Ma Ying-jeou is on his way to Tainan, a city of two million people.

The US Geological Survey said that the quake was shallow, meaning its effects would have been amplified, the US

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