Taiwan water park fire: Organizers detained for questioning

  • The organizers of an amusement water park party in Taiwan were detained for questioning after a fire ripped through the crowd, injuring around 500 people.

    A colored powder released from the stage on to the crowd ignited, sparking the fire, reports say.

    The condition of more than 200 people remains serious.

    The water park has been shut and a probe has been ordered into the cause of the explosion and fire. The party’s event manager has reportedly taken responsibility for the incident.

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