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Pray for the injured in dust explosion: Jeremy Lin

Pray for the injured in dust explosion: Jeremy Lin

Taipei, June 28 (CNA)
Jeremy Lin, a point guard for the NBA's Los Angeles Lakers, wrote a message asking for "prayers for the injured in the dust explosion last evening" in Chinese on his Facebook page Sunday, gaining more than 83,000 likes in three hours.
Some 524 people were injured in the accident at Formosa Fun Coast Water Park in New Taipei's Bali District Saturday evening, including 13 foreigners (two Japanese, one Malaysian, one Singaporean, two of unknown nationality, four Hong Kongers, one Macau citizen and two mainland Chinese). They are being treated in 43 hospitals across Taiwan. Lin also advised his Facebook friends and followers "to take care of safety issues when having fun during summer vacation" in his post. The first NBA player of Taiwanese heritage is scheduled to arrive in Taipei Monday for a week-long visit, his longest stay of an ongoing Asian tour.
Lin will attend a basketball camp in which 60 high school and junior high school students will take part. (By Oscar Wu and Kuo Chung-han)


Updated : 2021-09-26 16:52 GMT+08:00