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Nine dead as Taiwan hit by strongest quake in 25 years

By Ben Blanchard and Yimou Lee
Updated April 3 2024 - 9:45pm, first published 9:43pm
A powerful, deadly earthquake has rocked Taiwan, leaving buildings in Hualien partially collapsed. (AP PHOTO)
A powerful, deadly earthquake has rocked Taiwan, leaving buildings in Hualien partially collapsed. (AP PHOTO)

Taiwan's biggest earthquake in at least 25 years has killed nine people, injured more than 800 and trapped dozens more in tunnels and collapsed buildings, authorities say, as rescuers use ladders to help some people descend to safety.

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