Baby Boy Rescued from Rubble After Earthquake Devastates Taiwan

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An earthquake is a very strong force of nature that often leaves hundreds and thousands of lives devastated in its wake. The aftermath of an earthquake is never a pretty sight. But underneath the rubble of chaos and destruction caused by the disaster in southern Taiwan, hope was found.

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Southern Taiwan was hit by a 6.4 magnitude tremor on February 6, 2016, which struck unsuspecting civilians at four in the morning.
 

 
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Houses and buildings collapsed, and it left a lot of families scouring the wreckage in the city of Tainan.

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The natural disaster left at least 15 people lifeless. A ten-day-old girl, along with three other children, and six adults, died after the floors of tower block fell down onto them.

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The 17-story apartment complex had a total of 256 registered tenants, but it’s said that there could have been more people living in it because the population inside the complex could’ve risen.

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But with the efforts of more than 2,000 firefighters, they were able to rescue a couple of kids trapped under the ruins of the building.

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However, it’s said that as many as 172 people were unaccounted for and more than 100 people remained missing, according to the reports of Taiwan’s official Central News Agency and local authorities.

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Despite their losses, it is still a miracle that the rescued kids were able to come out alive after such a catastrophic event. The Taiwanese continue to mourn over the loss of lives, but they are still happy that rescuers were able to save young souls from going too soon.

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