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Tuesday, September 21, 1999 Published at 22:17 GMT 23:17 UK


World: Asia-Pacific

Taiwan quake: Images of devastation



As desperate efforts continue to reach people trapped in rubble after Taiwan's biggest earthquake for almost a century, survivors have been struggling to come to terms with the devastation.


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A truck is left stranded after the road collapses beneath it


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Rescuers pull a young survivor from the debris


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A whole block lurches over


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Roads all over the island have been torn up by the force of the earthquake


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Medical staff treat victims as they emerge from the rubble


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A bird's eye view of another collapsed building





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