Taiwan gas pipeline blasts injure 212, fatalities feared
This general view shows the downtown area of the southern Taiwan city of Kaohsiung on September 22, 2009 - by Sam Yeh
"At least 212 people who were injured have been rushed to hospitals for treatment," the National Fire Agency said, adding that the cause of the blasts on late Thursday was not immediately clear.
Premier Jiang Yi-huah told reporters that five people, including a firefighter, were feared dead.
MORE REGIONAL NEWS
Latest Photo Galleries on xinmsn
A new sensual, seventies, and rock'n'roll attitude for Hedi Slimane at Saint Laurent
Date 23 mins ago, Duration 1:44, Views 0