Taiwan: Tourist among those killed in 6.3 magnitude earthquake

Posted on June 2, 2013 • Filed under: Asia Pacific, Natural Disaster, Tourist Killed

According to focustaiwan.tw, two people were killed, one was reported missing, and more than 80 were injured as of Sunday evening after a magnitude 6.3 earthquake struck central Taiwan earlier in the day, according to the Central Emergency Operation Center. A male tourist, identified as Liu Chin-lu, who was with a group of seven other people, was killed in Alishan, Chiayi County by falling rocks during the quake, which hit at 1:43 p.m. His body was taken to the Chiayi branch of Taichung Veterans General Hospital. Read article

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