St George & Sutherland Shire Leader

Taiwan miners rescued as earthquake injuries top 1000

By Yimou Lee and Fabian Hamacher
Updated April 4 2024 - 8:50pm, first published 8:44pm
Some buildings are tilted at precarious angles in Hualien after a magnitude 7.2 earthquake. (AP PHOTO)
Some buildings are tilted at precarious angles in Hualien after a magnitude 7.2 earthquake. (AP PHOTO)

A helicopter has plucked to safety six people stranded in a mining area after Taiwan's worst earthquake in 25 years, while hundreds of aftershocks rocking the eastern region near its epicentre drove scores more to seek shelter outdoors.

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