Search and rescue operations after a 6.4 magnitude earthquake that struck southern Taiwan ended Saturday as the death toll rose to 116, Taiwan’s Central News Agency reported.
The last trapped person was rescued alive on Saturday afternoon, the city’s disaster response office said.
A total of 289 people were rescued, 96 people remain in hospital.
Most of the fatalities and injuries came from the collapse of the Weiguan Golden Dragon high-rise tower in Tainan, the response center said.
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SOURCE: CNN, Tiffany Ap