Gas explosion leaves 3 dead, 12 homes damaged

Taiwan English News
Date: March 10, 2019 
By: Phillip Charlier  

A married couple and their eight-month-old baby died after a massive residential gas explosion destroyed one house and damaged 12 in Su’ao Township, Yilan County, yesterday, March 9.

At around 5:00pm, a massive blast tore through the neighborhood on Shengxian Road, shattering neighbor’s windows and causing buildings as far as 400 meters away to shake.

“I thought it was an earthquake,” a nearby resident told an Apple Daily reporter.

The resident saw smoke pouring out of the house and wanted to save the occupants “but even the yard was a sea of fire,” he said.    [FULL  STORY]

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