Hirunews Logo
Taiwan+gas+blasts+in+Kaohsiung+kill+at+least+24
Friday, 01 August 2014 - 11:52
Taiwan gas blasts in Kaohsiung kill at least 24
41

Shares
4,997

Views
A series of gas explosions in the southern Taiwanese city of Kaohsiung has killed 24 people and injured about 270 others.

The blasts rocked the city's Cianjhen district, scattering cars and blowing deep trenches in roads.

The exact cause of the gas leaks is not clear, but reports say the blasts were caused by ruptured pipelines.

Images of the scene showed major fires, upturned vehicles, bodies covered in debris and streets split in two.
Make a Comment
Make a Comment

DOWNLOAD HIRUNEWS APP ON ANDROID & APPLE
Farmers occupy A-9 road to dry paddy
Thursday, 22 February 2018 - 13:52
The drivers who are using the A-9 road complain that farmers have occupied certain sections of the road stretch from Puliyankulama to Mullaitivu to dry... Read More
News Image
Hiru News Programme Segments
3,634 Views
15,652 Views
699 Views
3,177 Views
518 Views
17,096 Views
Top