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70 stranded tourists in Taiwan rescued, 330 others wait for help

2010-10-23 08:27:14 GMT2010-10-23 16:27:14 (Beijing Time)  Xinhua English

Tourists are rescued from the landslide site on the Suhua Highway in Taiwan, southeast China, Oct. 22, 2010. According to the lastest statistics from Taiwan's emergency operation center, more than 400 tourists from the Chinese mainland were stranded because of the landslide. Seventy people have been evacuated from the landslide site by helicopter. Some 330 others were waiting for rescue along the highway. (Xinhua/He Junchang)

A tourist is rescued from the landslide site on the Suhua Highway in Taiwan, southeast China, Oct. 22, 2010. According to the lastest statistics from Taiwan's emergency operation center, more than 400 tourists from the Chinese mainland were stranded because of the landslide. Seventy people have been evacuated from the landslide site by helicopter. Some 330 others were waiting for rescue along the highway. (Xinhua/He Junchang)

A tourist is treated by a doctor in Ilan County, southeast China's Taiwan, Oct. 22, 2010. According to the lastest statistics from Taiwan's emergency operation center, more than 400 tourists from the Chinese mainland were stranded on the Suhua Highway because of the landslide. Seventy people have been evacuated from the landslide site by helicopter. Some 330 others were waiting for rescue along the highway. (Xinhua/He Junchang)

Tourists talk with a doctor after being rescued in Ilan County, southeast China's Taiwan, Oct. 22, 2010. According to the lastest statistics from Taiwan's emergency operation center, more than 400 tourists from the Chinese mainland were stranded on the Suhua Highway because of the landslide. Seventy people have been evacuated from the landslide site by helicopter. Some 330 others were waiting for rescue along the highway. (Xinhua/He Junchang)

Tourists are rescued from the landslide site on the Suhua Highway in Taiwan, southeast China, Oct. 22, 2010. According to the lastest statistics from Taiwan's emergency operation center, more than 400 tourists from the Chinese mainland were stranded because of the landslide. Seventy people have been evacuated from the landslide site by helicopter. Some 330 others were waiting for rescue along the highway.

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