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Taiwan water park fire: Footage shows chaotic scenes after blaze


This footage captures the chaotic moments
after a fireball engulfed partygoers at a water park in Taiwan. More than 500 people were injured in the incident
which happened in Taipei on Saturday evening – after revellers who had gathered for a party,
were sprayed with coloured powder The powder caught alight, causing burns and
other injuries to at least 516 people – with 180 being taken to intensive care. Media reported four mainland Chinese and two
foreigners were among those injured after the fire where up to 1,000 people had been
dancing to music. In the immediate aftermath of the explosion,
rescuers treated hundreds of people, most of them aged between 20 and 30, wearing
wet swimsuits and lying on inflatable plastic doughnuts – which were used to help carry many of the
injured. By the next day, 410 people were still in
hospital, with 194 being treated for serious injuries, officials said. No deaths have been reported, but victims
of the incident suffered burns to the limbs, with some passing out from the pain while
others had burned clothes stuck to their skin and some breathed in the powder causing respiratory
problems. The blaze, which broke out around 8.30 p.m.
local time at the Formosa Fun Coast water park on the outskirts of the capital is suspected
to have been caused by an explosion of the powder. Authorities have now banned the use of the
powder until an investigation is completed..

Reader Comments

  1. Muslims people went to praying during the feasting ramadhan, and they're having fun in party bikinis… Oh God please forgive them 🙁

  2. They band the use of powder now. What planet have they been living on. Powder has been know to be very flammable for over 200 years., Stage shows are just turning into what the dumb asses DO . You want your entertainment from dumb asses you get what you pay for.

  3. Not only is powder prone to dust explosion, but it's also a hazard against any breathing creature. The organizers of this event should have known better. But what do you expect? Event's made in China after all. Though that was indeed colorful. What I didn't know is if that was supposed to be their cheap substitute for a fireworks display.

  4. Respect the nature , and the fire will respects you 😉 GOD is great 🙂 this is 0.01% of the hell , the judjement day  is near

  5. It was a "pride" celebration to celebrate a Supreme Court ruling in favor of homosexuality. The rainbow colored "dust" ignited. 2 Peter 3: 9 The Lord is not slack concerning his
    promise, as some men count slackness; but is longsuffering to us-ward,
    not willing that any should perish, but that all should come to
    repentance.

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