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Taiwan rescue effort continues

The Taiwanese government is sending more than 4,000 extra soldiers to speed up rescue efforts after last weekend's deadly Typhoon Morakot.

Hundreds of people feared buried by mudslides in the south of the country have been found alive.

Footage shows the search and rescue effort.

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