Deadly Earthquake Leaves 7 Dead and 318 Hospitalised in Taiwan (Photos)
The collapse of eight buildings which was caused by the disaster is the main cause of death for the victims. While a 10-day- old baby and a 40-year-old man are among those that lost their lives, 318 people are currently hospitalised as of the time of filing this report.
Firefighters and soldiers were seen using excavators and ladders to take survivors out of the rubble and broken windows as the Wei Guan building had collapsed hence lying on the ground.
According to China Earthquake Networks Centre, the earthquake that hit Kaohsiung City had a magnitude of 6.7, with a depth of 15km at 3:57 a.m Beijing time on Saturday.