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Tin can 'fillers' in quake building

Rescuers in Taiwan are working to find more than 100 people still missing more than 24 hours after the island was hit by a powerful earthquake.

Rescuers in Taiwan are working to find more than 100 people still missing more than 24 hours after the island was hit by a powerful earthquake.

At least 124 people are missing after the collapse of the 17-storey block, officials say.

Rupert Wingfield-Hayes saw evidence that tin cans were apparently used as filler inside some of the concrete beams.

  • 08 Feb
  • From the section Asia