Earthquake in Taiwan – level 3

12-02-2018 15:00

On Tuesday night, a 6.4 earthquake hit Taiwan’s east coast, killing 16 people and injuring hundreds.

Buildings were destroyed and cracks appeared in the roads, affecting electricity and water supplies. A hotel building’s ground floor even caved in, trapping several people.

Rescuers continue to search for survivors under the destroyed buildings.

Difficult words: affect (have a bad effect on), cave in (collapse), trap (block, cut off, close in).

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