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]