27 Jun '15, 5pm

Coloured powder sprayed onto partygoers explodes. More than 200 hurt in Taiwan amusement park h…

Coloured powder sprayed onto partygoers explodes. More than 200 hurt in Taiwan amusement park h…

TAIPEI: More than 200 people were injured, over 80 of them seriously, in an explosion at a water park outside Taiwan's capital Taipei on Saturday (Jun 27) after coloured powder being sprayed onto a crowd ignited, officials said. "Our initial understanding is this explosion and fire ... was caused by the powder spray. It could have been due to the heat of the lights on the stage," said a spokesman for the New Taipei City fire department, adding that 205 had been hospitalised including 81 who are seriously injured. The fire broke out at the centre of the stage when up to 1,000 people were having a colour play party - a festival of dance and music where revellers are sprayed with clouds of coloured powder. A picture shows the Formosa Fun Coast water park after an explosion, in the Pali district of New Taipei City. (AFP PHOTO/STR) Television images showed the stage on fire and...

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