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Typhoon Morakot kills 62, injures 35 in Taiwan
A helicopter prepares to take off to rescue trapped residents in Kaohsiung county of south China's Taiwan Province, Aug. 11, 2009. Helicopters rescued many residents trapped by flood and mudslide caused by Typhoon Morakot on Tuesday morning as the weather became clear. At least 62 people were killed and 57 others are missing in Taiwan as of 8 p.m. Tuesday local time after Morakot, the worst typhoon to hit the region in nearly five decades, swept across the island. [Xinhua]

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