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At least 13 foreigners injured in New Taipei park explosion

At least 13 foreigners injured in New Taipei park explosion

Taipei, June 28 (CNA)
At least 13 foreigners were among those injured in Saturday evening's explosion at a water park in New Taipei, according to official tallies.
As of Sunday noon, the authorities had reported 519 people injured. They are being treated in 41 hospitals across the island.
According to a Ministry of Health and Welfare list and Ministry of Foreign Affairs sources, among the injured foreigners, four are Hong Kong citizens, one is a Macau citizen, two are mainland Chinese, two Japanese, one each from Malaysia and Singapore, one from "Europe or America" and one of unknown nationality.
The four Hong Kongers are all female, named as Chen Xiaoyan, Li Yilin , Zhou Yingshan and Mo Ziqing. The injured Macanese is Ye Jitong, female). The two mainland Chinese are also female: Chen Lingdan and Zhuang Chujun.
The Singaporean is a female by the name of Megan-Loy, while the Malaysian is Lin Shili (female).
The "European or American's" name is Alex Haas (male) and the one of unknown nationality is named only Fouri (male). The names of the two female Japanese victims were yet to be determined.
The incident occurred at the Formosa Fun Coast Water Park in New Taipei's Bali District Saturday evening. The park has found the cause to be a dust explosion, New Taipei Deputy Mayor Hou Yu-ih said. (By Kuo Chung-han and S.C. Chang)


Updated : 2021-09-28 07:40 GMT+08:00