Teen survives fall from 13th floor after landing on car

A high school student leapt from the roof of a 13 storey building in Yonghe District, New Taipei City yesterday evening, and survived after landing on a car stopped at a red light. At around 6:00pm, the 17-year-old male named Lu came home, dropped off his schoolbag, then climbed the stairs to the roof of the Renai Road residence, and jumped, according to reports in local media agencies. Lu hit branches of a tree before landing on the roof of

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Firefighters Exhausted after Fighting Fire in Junk-filled Residence

[Picture: “I am Yonghe” Facebook group] Two upstairs residents were hospitalized with smoke inhalation injuries after a junk-filled residence went up in flames in the middle of the night, proving a headache for firefighters who found it difficult to get to the source of the fire. Residents of Fu-he Road in Yonghe District, New Taipei City, woke up this morning to find their street piled with rubbish and charred pieces of junk pulled out of the home by exhausted firefighters.

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Two Night Market Vendors Stabbed by Angry Driver

Two vendors were stabbed at the Lehua Nightmarket in Yonghe District, New Taipei city, after dispute over a driving incident this morning, April 7. At around 3:00am, a seafood restaurant manager named Tsai was clearing up the street-side display of seafood after close of business. A man named Sun, driving a white sedan, ran over a tub of ice Tsai had placed on the street. Twenty-nine year-old Tsai chased the car while waving a broom. Sun, 23, rolled down his

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