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3 hrs ago | WTVC

Gas blasts kill dozens in Taiwanese port

At least 24 people have been killed and more than 270 injured when several underground gas explosions ripped through Taiwan's second-largest city of Kaohsiung.

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4 hrs ago | Cybercast News Service

Gas blasts kill 24, injure 271 in Taiwanese port

At least 24 people were killed and 271 injured when several underground gas explosions ripped through Taiwan's second-largest city, hurling concrete and cars through the air and blasting trenches in the streets, authorities said Friday, as a search for the cause began.

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4 hrs ago | Thanh Nein News

Taiwan gas explosion kills 22 in southern city of Kaohsiung

Explosions caused by leaked gas in Taiwan's second-largest city killed at least 22 people and injured about 270 late yesterday, the National Fire Agency said.

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5 hrs ago | Chicago Tribune

Gas blast in Taiwan kills 24, injures 271, topples buildings

An explosion caused by a gas leak killed 24 people and injured 271 in Taiwan's second city on Friday, sending flames shooting 15 storeys into the air, setting entire blocks ablaze and reducing small shops to rubble.

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7 hrs ago | Yahoo!

Gas explosions kill 24, injure 271 in Taiwan

A series of gas explosions on the streets of a southern Taiwanese city killed more than a dozen people and injured scores more Thursday night.

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7 hrs ago | KBMT

At least 22 dead, 270 hurt in Taiwan gas explosions

The death toll is rising in Taiwan in a series of explosions triggered by underground gas leaks in the southern city of Kaohsiung, according to state-run news agency CNA.

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7 hrs ago | WALB-TV Albany

Gas explosions kill 22, injure 270 in Taiwan

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9 hrs ago | Mashable

Series of Gas Explosions Kill 15, Injure 228 in Taiwan

At least 15 people are dead and 228 injured following a series of gas explosions on the streets of a southern Taiwanese city late Thursday night.

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9 hrs ago | Suria

Powerful Taiwan gas explosions kill 20,...

Gas leaks triggered a series of powerful explosions in the southern Taiwanese city of Kaohsiung, killing at least 20 people and injuring up to 270, officials said Friday, warning that the toll is expected to rise.

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9 hrs ago | Suria

Powerful Taiwan gas explosions kill 15,...

Gas leaks triggered a series of powerful explosions in the southern Taiwanese city of Kaohsiung, killing at least 15 people and injuring more than 230, officials said warning that the death toll was expected to rise.

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10 hrs ago | NewsOn6 Tulsa

Gas explosions kill 20, injure 270 in Taiwan

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10 hrs ago | WATE-TV Knoxville

Gas explosions kill 20, injure 270 in Taiwan

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11 hrs ago | Suria

15 confirmed dead in Taiwan gas...

At least 15 people were confirmed dead in a series of gas explosions in the southern Taiwanese city of Kaohsiung, the mayor said Friday.

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11 hrs ago | RTE.ie

15 killed in Taiwan gas explosions

At least 15 people have been confirmed dead in a series of gas explosions in the southern Taiwanese city of Kaohsiung.

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11 hrs ago | Suria

Taiwan gas pipeline blasts injure around...

Multiple gas pipeline explosions ripped through the southern Taiwanese city of Kaohsiung, leaving at least five people feared dead and injuring around 230, officials said Friday.

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12 hrs ago | Chambersburg Public Opinion

Gas explosions kill 15, injure 228 in Taiwan

A series of gas explosions on the streets of a southern Taiwanese city killed 15 people and injured 228 others late Thursday night, authorities said.

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12 hrs ago | The Baltimore Sun

Two killed, 100 injured in gas explosion in Taiwan: Xinhua

An explosion caused by a gas leak in the southern Taiwanese city Kaohsiung has killed 15 people and injured another 243, Taiwanese media reported on Friday.

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12 hrs ago | Sky News

Taiwan: Fifteen Dead As Gas Blasts Hit City

Multiple gas explosions in Taipei are thought to have killed at least 15 people and injured 233, according to reports.

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13 hrs ago | Mail on Sunday

Five dead and 200 injured after huge explosion in Taiwan caused by...

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14 hrs ago | Russia Taday

Multiple gas explosions in Taiwan city: Cars overturned, 115 injured

Several blasts have ripped through Kaohsiung, a city in south-western Taiwan, overturning cars and injuring over 100 people, local media reported.

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