Taiwan: Number of people injured in recreational park blaze rises to 516

credits: china.org.cn

Taipei: The number of injured in a recreational water park blaze, caused by large amount of flammable powder explosion in Taiwan on Saturday, swelled to 516 on Sunday morning, authorities said. No death was reported.

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A total of 194 people were severely wounded, with no death reported yet, reported a media outlet citing New Taipei city health bureau.

The fire broke out in Taiwan’s New Taipei city late Saturday at the main stage of a water park, which was having a Colour Play Asia party.

The injured people were rushed to 39 nearby hospitals. (IANS)