The Latest: More than 130 missing, 18 dead in Taiwan quake

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Posted: Feb 06, 2016 7:33 PM
The Latest: More than 130 missing, 18 dead in Taiwan quake

TAINAN, Taiwan (AP) — The Latest on a magnitude-6.4 earthquake in southern Taiwan (all times local):

8:30 a.m.

The death toll in an earthquake in southern Taiwan has risen to 18 with about 132 still missing.

Tainan Mayor Lai Ching-te says life detectors at the collapsed 17-story high-rise found at least 29 people still alive but trapped inside.

Taiwan's Central News Agency reported that 484 have been injured in the shallow quake that struck about 4 a.m. Saturday.

On Sunday, the operators of Taiwan's high speed rail said the service would resume full operation from noon. The earthquake had damaged power lines near Tainan Station and caused major disruption