2 Vietnamese rescued, 1 missing in Taiwan earthquake

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Rescue personnel work at the site where a 17 story apartment building collapsed from an earthquake in Tainan, southern Taiwan, February 7, 2016.
Photo: Reuters/Pichi Chuang Rescue personnel work at the site where a 17 story apartment building collapsed from an earthquake in Tainan, southern Taiwan, February 7, 2016. Photo: Reuters/Pichi Chuang

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Vietnam's Economic and Cultural Office in Taipei has confirmed that two Vietnamese nationals have been rescued from a building that collapsed during an earthquake on February 6.
Tran Nhat My, 29, and her niece Lam To Cam, 7, are in stable condition, according to reports from the office.
Meanwhile, rescuers are still searching for a 3-month-old baby, Tran Cat Tuong--reportedly the last known Vietnamese victim of the quake.
Chances of the baby's survival continue to fall as time passes, the office said.
The 6.4-magnitude earthquake struck southern Taiwan on February 6, killing at least 43 people; over 100 others remain missing. About 500 injuries related to the earthquake have been reported so far.
Rescue work has continued around the clock at the site of the collapsed 16-story Weiguan Jinlong apartment complex in Tainan City's Yongkang District.
Of the confirmed dead, 39 were residents of the building, Focus Taiwan reported.

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