Horror quakes will cause mass death & devastation around world unless we build properly, expert says

by 24britishtvApril 3, 2024, 3:50 p.m. 22
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AT least nine people have been killed and 821 injured after a huge 7.7 magnitude earthquake rocked Taiwan. The quake - the nation's strongest in 25 years - sparked tsunami fears, downed buildings and triggered landslides. Rescuers are battling to save at least 77 people trapped in collapsed buildings after the quake struck just before 8am local time (1am UK time). Shocking images show buildings slumped to one side and debris strewn across roads in the eastern coastal city of Hualien, close to the epicentre of the quake. Three hikers were killed in a landslide in Taroko National Park near the offshore epicentre. In the capital Taipei, tiles fell from roofs and debris rained down from building sites. Read more: https://www.thesun.co.uk/news/27086001/earthquake-japan-urgent-warning-three-metre-tsunami/ The Sun delivers breaking news, latest gossip and incredible exclusives around the world with hubs in London, New York, Scotland and Ireland. Covering topics from news, money and sport along with our famous Fabulous Magazine, The Sun is the biggest news brand in the UK and one of the fastest growing news sites in the US. Stay tuned for video clips across the biggest news stories and segments from The Sun’s expert journalists. Become a Sun Subscriber and hit the bell to be the first to know. Read The Sun: https://www.thesun.co.uk/?utm_source=youtube&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=sunyoutubesitelink Like The Sun on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/thesun/ Follow The Sun on X: https://twitter.com/TheSun Follow The Sun on TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@thesun Subscribe to The Sun on Snapchat: https://www.snapchat.com/discover/The_Sun/1633225139 #earthquake #taiwan #tsunami

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