Taiwan Rescuers Race Against the Clock as Quake Toll Rises to 41

  • Rescuers bring in heavy machinery to speed up the search
  • Death toll climbs to 41 with more than 100 still missing

Rescue workers look for survivors in Tainan, on Feb. 9.

Photographer: Anthony Wallace/AFP/Getty Images

The death toll from Taiwan’s earthquake rose to 41 as rescuers mobilized heavy machinery Tuesday to dig through the rubble of collapsed high-rise buildings for survivors, in a race against the clock more than 72 hours after the temblor struck the island’s southwest.

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