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Taiwan mourns typhoon victims


Taiwan has begun three days of mourning in memory of those who were killed in mudslides and floods after Typhoon Morakot.

More than 150 people were killed and at least 500 are still missing after Taiwan's worst typhoon in 50 years.

Flags have been flown at half-mast while President Ma Ying-jeou attended a memorial service in Hsiaolin, one of the worst affected villages.


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