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Search on to find 58 after Taiwan quake

Search on to find 58 after Taiwan quake

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  9 Feb 2018 12:00 AM GMT

Taipei, Feb 8: Search and rescue teams in Taiwan on Thursday intensified operations to find 58 people who were reported missing after a 6.4-magnitude quake hit the island earlier this week. The number of deaths in Tuesday’s quake has been raised to nine while 268 people were injured, according to the tiol Fire Agency, reports Efe news. The figures are expected to rise. On Wednesday night, a 5.7-magnitude tremor was recorded, leading to panic among families of the missing people. Authorities have provided aid and shelter to the displaced people while the families of the victims have been given compensation. (IANS)

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