The Latest: Death toll rises to 11 in Taiwan quake


    TAINAN, Taiwan — The Latest on a magnitude-6.4 earthquake in southern Taiwan (all times local)

    The death toll has climbed to 11 in an earthquake that struck southern Taiwan.

    Taiwan’s Emergency Management Information center says that nine of the victims were found at a residential high-rise building that collapsed in the quake Saturday, and that the two others were killed by falling objects elsewhere in the city of Tainan.
    Authorities say 475 people were injured, but 368 of them were discharged from hospitals by late Saturday afternoon.

    The Tainan city emergency center says the death toll in Saturday’s earthquake has climbed high.

    Authorities said earlier that the infant, the girl and two adults were found dead at a collapsed residential high-rise.

    Elsewhere, a woman was killed by falling objects at a water tower, but no details are immediately available for the two new deaths.

    At least 230 people have been pulled out from rubble, and nearly 380 are injured. At least 26 are still unaccounted for.

    source:by the Associated Press