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Fears grow for those still trapped in Taiwan quake rubble

Hundreds of residents have been rescued from the rubble but fears are growing for those who are still trapped under the collapsed buildings.

A 6.4 magnitude quake shook the southern part of the country early on Saturday morning.

Lisa Hsu, from the Taiwan Red Cross, said it took more than five hours to rescue a five-year-old boy.

ITV News Correspondent Sue Saville reports:


More than 3,000 pregnant Colombian women have zika

An Aedes Aegypti mosquito, which transmit the virus Credit: PA

More than 3,100 pregnant Colombian women are infected with the Zika virus, the country's president said.

The mosquito-borne disease is continuing its rapid spread across the Americas.

The virus has been linked to the microcephaly in babies, which prevents fetus' brains from developing properly.

There is no vaccine or treatment.

There are so far no recorded cases of Zika-linked microcephaly in Colombia, Santos said.

There are 25,645 people infected with the disease in Colombia, Santos said during a TV broadcast with health officials, among them 3,177 pregnant women.

Five skiers killed after Austrian avalanche buries 17

A skier in the Tyrol region of Austria Credit: Reuters

Five people have been killed in an avalanche that buried a group of 17 Czech skiers in Austria, police have said.

The major snowslip hit the group shortly after noon in the Tyrol region in western Austria.

It was not immediately clear how many people were still missing. Search and rescue operations are still underway on Saturday afternoon.

Police had said earlier that some people were injured, others unharmed.

The entire skiing region had been on a level three avalanche alert, which warns of a 'considerable' risk of snowslips.

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