Taiwan park fire leaves 516 injured

Taipei, June 28 (IANS) 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.

A total of 194 people were severely wounded, with no death reported yet, reported Xinhua 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.

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