Buildings tilting dangerously after quake

More than a dozen buildings in Tainan, a city of two million people, collapsed during yesterday's quake. Five others were left tilting at alarming angles, a government emergency centre said, as the lower floors buckled during the violent shaking that
PHOTOS: REUTERS
More than a dozen buildings in Tainan, a city of two million people, collapsed during yesterday's quake. Five others were left tilting at alarming angles, a government emergency centre said, as the lower floors buckled during the violent shaking that
PHOTOS: REUTERS

More than a dozen buildings in Tainan, a city of two million people, collapsed during yesterday's quake.

Five others were left tilting at alarming angles, a government emergency centre said, as the lower floors buckled during the violent shaking that lasted nearly two minutes.

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on February 07, 2016, with the headline 'Buildings tilting dangerously after quake'. Print Edition | Subscribe