In Pictures: Earthquake rocks Taiwan, toppling buildings

A 6.4 magnitude earthquake struck Taiwan late Tuesday night (Feb 6), killing 2 people and injuring more than 200 others.

Rescue services search for people in a damaged building in Hualien, eastern Taiwan, following a 6.4 magnitude earthquake on Feb 6, 2018. PHOTO: EPA-EFE
A cement road in Hualien damaged by the earthquake.

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Rescue services going through rubble to search for people in a damaged building.

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Rescuers standing around property damaged by the earthquake in Hualien. PHOTO: EPA-EFE
Military personnel loading a C-130 transport plane before taking off from the Taipei Songshan Airport to rush rescue personnel and relief goods to Hualien.

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A building in Hualien damaged during the disaster.

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Guests who had evacuated the damaged Marshal Hotel sit outside a building following the earthquake. PHOTO: AFP
Two guests being escorted by rescue workers after leaving Marshal Hotel in Hualien. PHOTO: AFP
Rescue workers searching the damaged Marshal Hotel in Hualien. PHOTO: AFP
A damaged vehicle in the rubble outside Marshal Hotel. PHOTO: AFP
Rescue workers searching through rubble outside Marshal Hotel in Hualien. PHOTO: AFP
A building in Hualien damaged by the 6.4 magnitude earthquake. PHOTO: EPA-EFE

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