Gas explosions kill 24, injure 271 in Taiwan (35)

The Malta Independent 2014.08.01 11:37
At least 24 people were killed and 271 injured when several underground gas explosions ripped through Taiwan's second-largest city, hurling concrete and cars through the air and blasting trenches in the streets, authorities said Friday, as a search for the cause began. The series of explosions about midnight Thursday and early Friday struck a densely populated district where several petrochemical plans operate
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