Death toll from water park explosion rises to 14 (update)

Focus Taiwan
Date: 2015/11/03
By: Wang Shu-fen and Y.F. Low

Taipei, Nov. 3 (CNA) A woman died of sepsis and hepatic failure Tuesday after suffering 201511030042t0001severe burns in an explosion at the Formosa Fun Coast water park (八仙樂園) in New Taipei four months ago, bringing the death toll from the tragedy to 14.

However, the Ministry of Health and Welfare said it cannot accept the latest fatality as a fire explosion victim until the prosecution officially deems it so.

Wu Wen-yi (吳玟儀) was admitted to Kaohsiung Chang Gung Memorial Hospital with burns to 52 percent of her body in the wake of the explosion and was discharged on Oct. 11.

However, she was readmitted to the hospital on Oct. 23 because her jaundice and liver enzyme levels were too high.     [FULL  STORY]

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