Taiwan orders all flags to be lowered to half-mast for three days. President Tsai Ing-wen will during this time visit the wounded in Hualien's hospitals.
Taiwan express train with almost 500 aboard derails after hitting a truck, killing at least 51 passengers and injuring 146 others, officials say.
The shallow 6.4 quake late caused at least four buildings in Hualien county to cave in and tilt dangerously, leaving over 200 people injured.
Rescuers combed through the rubble of collapsed buildings on Wednesday, some using their hands as they searched for about 85 people missing after a strong earthquake hit near the popular tourist city of Hualien overnight.
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