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Explosion and fire at Taiwan amusement park injure over 500

  • An explosion and a fire triggered by it at a crowded amusement park party in Taiwan have injured more than 500 people, reports say.

    A colored powder reportedly ignited at the Formosa Water Park outside capital Taipei, leading to the fire and spreading panic.

    Around 190 people are said to have suffered serious injuries, and more than 180 are in intensive care.

    Breathing the powder caused respiratory problems to some people.

     

    Source:

    http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-33300970 

    Tagged as: Taiwan fire, explosion, Taiwan amusement park, colored powder, Formosa Water Park, Taipei, Taiwan accident, world news