earthquake taiwan 6.4

Strong Earthquake in Taiwan

A magnitude 6.4 earthquake caused considerable damage at the southern end of the island of Taiwan.  Officially, 7 fatalites, but that number will climb, with 318 injured.  One of the fatalities was a 10-day old infant.  At least 8 large buildings have collapsed.  Hundreds of people have been trapped.  Pic. may be Tainan, a city of 2 million.   Here’s an overhead shot of the big apartment building that has collapsed. 123 people have been rescued from one collapsed building, another 37 from another building.  Look at this picture!  Video of rescues (brave firefighters).  More pics.  More pics.   Baby…