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Kaohsiung gas explosion kills at least 22 people, 292 injured
Kaohsiung gas explosion kills at least 22 people, 292 injured


Taiwan News, Staff Writer

A series of gas explosions in the southern Taiwanese city of Kaohsiung has killed 22 people and injured about 292 as of 8:30 a.m. Friday,...full story
updated 2014-08-01 09:27 AM
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Kaohsiung gas explosion kills at least 22 people, 292 injured Kaohsiung gas explosion kills at least 22 people, 292 injured

Taiwan News, Staff Writer

A series of gas explosions in the southern Taiwanese city of Kaohsiung has killed 22 people and injured about 292 as of 8:30 a.m. Friday,....Fullstory

2014-08-01 09:27 AM

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2014-08-01 03:01 AM

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Taiwan News Morning Briefing – August 1

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