Schools evacuated, subway services halted as quake rocks Taiwan

Collapsed ceiling in an office building is pictured after a quake in New Taipei City, Taiwan, April 18, 2019 in this picture obtained from social media. Kee Kei Wai via REUTERS

TAIPEI (Reuters) – A 6.1 magnitude earthquake struck Taiwan’s coastal city of Hualien on Thursday, shaking buildings and temporarily halting subway services in the capital Taipei, but there were no immediate reports of serious damage or casualties. Television footage showed school children being evacuated from buildings after the largest quake to hit the heavily industrialized […]

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