Taiwan quake death toll rise to 55

Taipei, Feb 11 (IANS) The death toll from a powerful earthquake that struck Taiwan on February 6 has increased to 55 with over 80 still reported missing.

The collapse of Tainan’s city Wei Guan residential complex, the most seriously damaged, accounted for 53 of the casualties, Xinhua news agency reported.

The 6.7-magnitude earthquake hit Kaohsiung county.

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