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Taiwan Earthquake: 1,000 Injured, Hualien Rescue Underway



In the aftermath of Taiwan’s most powerful earthquake in a quarter-century, the nation grapples with tragedy and uncertainty. With the death toll climbing to at least 10 and over 1,000 individuals injured, the search intensifies for survivors amidst the rubble.

Hualien, a picturesque coastal town, bears the brunt of the destruction, as collapsed buildings and shattered infrastructure test the resolve of rescue teams. Amidst the chaos, hope flickers as efforts focus on locating the 52 missing individuals, their whereabouts unknown amidst the devastation.

Tragedy strikes the heart of nature’s beauty as Taroko National Park mourns the loss of three souls, victims of a rockslide triggered by the tremor. In a race against time, rescue teams deploy drones and helicopters to scour the rugged terrain for any signs of life, with 38 individuals still unaccounted for in the wake of the disaster.

As Taiwan mourns its losses and counts its blessings, the nation stands resilient, united in the face of adversity, determined to rebuild and recover from the echoes of the earth’s fury.