Two buildings near Taiwan quake epicentre ‘collapsed’: Hualien fire department

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Two buildings in Taiwan’s eastern city of Hualien collapsed after a strong earthquake on Wednesday, a fire department official told AFP.

“Two buildings have collapsed and some people are believed to be trapped. We don’t have more information at the moment,” said the official.

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Agence France-Presse (AFP) is a French international news agency headquartered in Paris, France. Founded in 1835 as Havas, it is the world's oldest news agency.

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