Death toll from Taiwan earthquake increased to 12


Mathew 24:7 For nation will rise against nation, and kingdom against kingdom, and there will be famines and earthquakes in various places.

Important Takeaways:

  • 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
  • Rescue efforts have been complicated by the risk of further landslides and rockfalls, as well as intermittent rain
  • Aftershocks can also still be felt every few minutes, numbering in the hundreds since Wednesday.
  • As of Friday afternoon, there were 1,123 people injured, 634 trapped and 13 missing, according to the Central Disaster Response Center.

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