Taiwan Gas Explosion

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People gather on a street destroyed by a massive gas explosion in Kaohsiung, Taiwan, Friday, Aug. 1, 2014. Scores of people were killed and more than 200 others injured when several underground gas explosions ripped through Taiwan's second-largest city overnight, hurling concrete through the air and blasting long trenches in the streets, authorities said Friday. (AP PhotoWally Santana)
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A local man photographs the damage from a massive gas explosion in Kaohsiung, Taiwan, Friday, Aug. 1, 2014. A series of powerful gas explosions ripped through a port city in southern Taiwan midnight Thursday, killing scores of people and injuring more than 200 others, Taiwan's National Fire Agency said Friday. (AP PhotoWally Santana)
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Soldiers use electronic sensors to search for missing persons believed to be buried after massive gas explosions in Kaohsiung, Taiwan, Friday, Aug. 1, 2014. A series of explosions about midnight Thursday and early Friday ripped through Taiwan's second-largest city, killing scores of people, Taiwan's National Fire Agency said Friday. (AP PhotoWally Santana)
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An emergency rescue team searches for missing persons as damaged vehicles lie after massive gas explosions in Kaohsiung, Taiwan, Friday, Aug. 1, 2014. A series of explosions about midnight Thursday and early Friday ripped through Taiwan's second-largest city, killing scores of people, Taiwan's National Fire Agency said Friday. (AP PhotoWally Santana)
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Tossed vehicles line an destroyed street as flames continue to burn from multiple explosions from an underground gas leak in Kaohsiung, Taiwan, early Friday, Aug. 1, 2014. A massive gas leakage early Friday caused five explosions that killed several people and injured over 200 in the southern Taiwan port city of Kaohsiung. (AP Photo) TAIWAN OUT
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An emergency rescue team searches for missing persons believed to be buried after massive gas explosions in Kaohsiung, Taiwan, Friday, Aug. 1, 2014. A series of explosions about midnight Thursday and early Friday ripped through Taiwan's second-largest city, killing scores of people, Taiwan's National Fire Agency said Friday. (AP PhotoWally Santana)
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Emergency rescue workers move through the damage from a massive gas explosion in Kaohsiung, Taiwan, Friday, Aug. 1, 2014. A series of powerful gas explosions ripped through a port city in southern Taiwan midnight Thursday, killing scores of people and injuring more than 200 others, Taiwan's National Fire Agency said Friday. (AP PhotoWally Santana)
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An aerial view shows the damage from a massive gas explosion in Kaohsiung, Taiwan, Friday, Aug. 1, 2014. A series of powerful gas explosions ripped through a port city in southern Taiwan midnight Thursday, killing scores of people and injuring more than 200 others, Taiwan's National Fire Agency said Friday. (AP PhotoWally Santana)
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Flames from an explosion from an underground gas leak in the streets of Kaohsiung, Taiwan, early Friday, Aug. 1, 2014. A massive gas leakage early Friday caused five explosions that killed several people and injured over 200 in the southern Taiwan port city of Kaohsiung. (AP Photo) TAIWAN OUT
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Flames from an explosion from an underground gas leak in the streets of Kaohsiung, Taiwan, early Friday, Aug. 1, 2014. A massive gas leakage early Friday caused five explosions that killed several people and injured over 200 in the southern Taiwan port city of Kaohsiung. (AP Photo) TAIWAN OUT
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Locals survey the damage from a massive gas explosion in Kaohsiung, Taiwan, Friday, Aug. 1, 2014. Scores of people were killed and more than 200 others injured when several underground gas explosions ripped through Taiwan's second-largest city overnight, hurling concrete through the air and blasting long trenches in the streets, authorities said Friday. (AP PhotoWally Santana)
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The body of a victim killed in a gas explosion from an underground gas leak is carried from the rubble in a main street in Kaohsiung, Taiwan, early Friday, Aug. 1, 2014. A massive gas leakage early Friday caused five explosions that killed several people and injured over 200 in the southern Taiwan port city of Kaohsiung. (AP Photo) TAIWAN OUT
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Firemen put out fire on the part of a destroyed street as fire continue to burn following multiple explosions from an underground gas leak in Kaohsiung, Taiwan, early Friday, Aug. 1, 2014. Scores of people were killed and more than 200 others injured when several underground gas explosions ripped through Taiwan's second-largest city overnight, hurling concrete through the air and blasting long trenches in the streets, authorities said Friday. (AP Photo) TAIWAN OUT
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Locals survey the damage from massive gas explosions in Kaohsiung, Taiwan, Friday, Aug. 1, 2014. Scores of people were killed when several underground gas explosions ripped through Taiwan's second-largest city overnight, hurling concrete through the air and blasting long trenches in the streets, authorities said Friday. (AP PhotoWally Santana)
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Emergency workers survey the damage from a massive gas explosion in Kaohsiung, Taiwan, Friday, Aug. 1, 2014. Scores of people were killed and more than 200 others injured when several underground gas explosions ripped through Taiwan's second-largest city overnight, hurling concrete through the air and blasting long trenches in the streets, authorities said Friday. (AP PhotoWally Santana)
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Soldiers use electronic sensors to search for missing persons after massive gas explosions in Kaohsiung, Taiwan, Friday, Aug. 1, 2014. A series of explosions about midnight Thursday and early Friday ripped through Taiwan's second-largest city, killing scores of people, Taiwan's National Fire Agency said Friday. (AP PhotoWally Santana)
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Smoke and flames from an explosion from an underground gas leak rise above the streets of Kaohsiung, Taiwan, early Friday, Aug. 1, 2014. A massive gas leakage early Friday caused five explosions that killed several people and injured over 200 in the southern Taiwan port city of Kaohsiung. (AP PhotoTsun Zheng Hao)
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An emergency rescue worker takes a break from searching for missing persons near damaged vehicles after massive gas explosions in Kaohsiung, Taiwan, Friday, Aug. 1, 2014. A series of explosions about midnight Thursday and early Friday ripped through Taiwan's second-largest city, killing scores of people, Taiwan's National Fire Agency said Friday. (AP PhotoWally Santana)
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A man wipes his eyes in the rubble from a massive gas explosion in Kaohsiung, Taiwan, Friday, Aug. 1, 2014. Scores of people were killed and more than 200 others injured when several underground gas explosions ripped through Taiwan's second-largest city overnight, hurling concrete through the air and blasting long trenches in the streets, authorities said Friday. (AP PhotoWally Santana)
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Vehicles are left lying on a destroyed street as part of the street is burning with flame following multiple explosions from an underground gas leak in Kaohsiung, Taiwan, early Friday, Aug. 1, 2014. Several underground gas explosions ripped through Taiwan's second-largest city overnight, hurling concrete through the air and blasting long trenches in the streets, authorities said Friday. (AP Photo) TAIWAN OUT

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A massive gas leakage early Friday caused five explosions that killed several people and injured over 200 in the southern Taiwan port city of Kaohsiung. (AP Photo) TAIWAN OUT

 

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