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As death toll in Hualien quake rises to nine, Pope Francis sends condolences
The bodies of three Chinese tourists were found. So far, 267 people have been injured with 58 still missing. Aftershocks slow rescuers trying to pull out those trapped inside. The strongest aftershock (5.7 magnitude) came last night. Taipei turns down Beijing’s offer of assistance.
14/11/2017 10:27:00 IRAN - IRAQ
Toll of earthquake victims rises, thousands in the cold. The Pope's condolences
Prayers for the victims and those who have lost their loved ones. "Consolation and strength" to the authorities involved in rescue operations. In Iran, there are over 450 dead and 7,000 injured. Thousands spent the night in the frost.
Earthquake in Taiwan, one victim and 19 injured
The earthquake occurred overnight in Nantou, in the central part of the island, with a magnitude of 6.1. Terror throughout the country, buildings shake in the capital Taipei. The government blocks the rail traffic pending inspection of the line.
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Tainan earthquake, two people pulled alive from rubble. Pope expresses sorrow
In a telegram, Francis expressed sorrow for the victims and their families and closeness to the survivors. Official death toll rises to 37 with 527 wounded. Rescuers race to free as many people as possible, the authorities will open an investigation to find out the reasons for the collapse of the building complex.
01/12/2017 09:16:00 IRAN
Iran, new magnitude 6 earthquake: rescue in action
The earthquake developed 58km north-east of Kerman at 6.32 local time. Ten minutes later there was a second magnitude 5 shock. Over 800,000 people live in the area. At the moment there is no news of serious damage or casualties. Local sources: Many villages destroyed.
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