Thursday, July 07, 2016

Explosion at Taiwan Train Station, 24 Injured

Authorities are trying to determine the cause of the explosion 

As many as 24 people were injured in an explosion on board a train at the Songshan Train Station in Taipei at 9:59 pm on July 7. The Taipei City Fire Department said it dispatched dispatched 12 fire engines, 11 ambulances and 66 rescue personnel to the scene. All injured passengers have been sent to hospital. One of the injured, a 24-year-old man, suffered second-degree burns on 30% of his body. Most other injuries were reportedly minor. 

My article, published today in The News Lens International, continues here.

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