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27/06/2015 New Taipei water park explosion


Taiwan water park explosion injures hundreds BBC News


Taiwan water park explosion: Loudspeakers burned as colored powder discharged


Taiwan Water Park Explosion: Victims recall moment of terrifying explosion


Has Taiwan got a safety problem? BBC News

On 27 June 2015, a flammable starch-based powder exploded at the Formosa Fun Coast, a recreational water park in Bali, New Taipei, Taiwan, injuring 508 people, with 199 in critical condition. As of 29 November 2015, fifteen fatalities were attributed to the explosion. The dust explosion, which occurred on a music stage during a "Color Play Asia" party, has been called the "worst incident of mass injury [ever] in New Taipei". The powder was identified, by some sources, as colored corn starch.
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