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Rescuers reach Taiwan village

About 700 people missing in southern Taiwan after Typhoon Morakot have been found alive, say army officials.

People from several villages are said to have made it to higher ground before mud and rock engulfed their homes.

Reports say at least 200 of the survivors found by rescue teams are from Hsiaolin village, which was hit by a landslide.

Footage shows rescuers reaching the remote village.

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