February 8, 2018 12:39 IST

Earthquake rocks Taiwan tourist city

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A passerby walks behind cracks on a street after an earthquake hit Hualien. The magnitude 6.4 quake, which hit near the coastal city just before midnight on Tuesday, also injured 258 people and collapsed four buildings, officials said. Credit: Reuters
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Rescue workers are seen by a damaged building after an earthquake hit Hualien, Taiwan. Rescuers combed the rubble of collapsed buildings on Wednesday, in a search for about 60 people missing after a strong earthquake killed at least six near Taiwan's popular tourist city of Hualien. Credit: Reuters
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Wreckage of a car lies outside a damaged hotel. Many of the missing were believed to be still trapped inside buildings, some of which were tilting precariously, after the quake hit about 22 km (14 miles) northeast of Hualien on Taiwan's east coast. Credit: Reuters
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Rescue workers stand next to a damaged building in Hualien. Credit: Reuters
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Rescuers save a dog from inside a damaged hotel in Hualien. Credit: Reuters