On-site first aid stations set up, casualties up to 205

Focus Taiwan0
Date: 2015/06/28
By: Wang Hung-kuo, Su Lung-chi and Bear Lee

Taipei, June 27 (CNA) On-site emergency medical stations were set up late 201506280003t0001Saturday at Formosa Water Park (八仙樂園), where 205 people were injured in a fire probably caused by a dust explosion.

Of the 205 injured people, 82 were in serious condition.

Most of the injured were sent to the Mackay Memorial Hospital in Tamsui, the Chang Kung Memorial Hospital in Linkou and the Taipei Veterans General Hospital in Tienmu for emergency treatment.

As there were still many injured waiting to be rushed to hospitals by ambulance, the Ministry of Heath and Social Welfare mobilized medical personnel from Taipei, New Taipei, Keelung and Taoyuan to open the on-site first aid stations to provide emergency treatment.     [FULL  STORY]

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