Taiwan quake death toll rise to 83

The death toll from a powerful earthquake that struck Taiwan on February 6 has increased to 83, authorities announced on Friday.

IANS| Updated: Feb 12, 2016, 09:42 AM IST

Taipei: The death toll from a powerful earthquake that struck Taiwan on February 6 has increased to 83, authorities announced on Friday.

According to an official update on the casualties, 81 victims were pulled out from the rubble of Tainan`s city collapsed Wei Guan residential complex, the most seriously damaged, Xinhua news agency reported.

The 6.7-magnitude earthquake hit Kaohsiung.