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Deadly earthquake strikes Taiwan's east coast
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TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — A magnitude-6.4 earthquake struck Tuesday near the coast of Taiwan, killing two hotel employees and injuring more than 200 other people, officials said. The Central News Agency reported that the ground floor of the Marshal Hotel in Hualien county had caved in, causing the deaths of the two employees. Other buildings were shifted on foundations and rescuers used ladders, ropes and cranes to get residents to safety.

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