Trembling bridges, collapsing buildings: Taiwan grapples with powerful earthquake

At least seven people were killed, while more than 700 others were injured after an earthquake measuring 7.4 on the Richter scale struck Taiwan on Wednesday, which also triggered a tsunami on Japan’s Yonaguni Island. This is the strongest earthquake to hit Taiwan in 25 years since a 7.2-magnitude temblor struck the country’s Nantou county in 1999, killing more than 2,500 people and injuring over 1,300 others.

Meanwhile, trembling bridges and collapsed houses were witnessed in Taipei and other cities of Taiwan. 

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