By: Flor Wang, Liu Chien-bang, Liang Pei-chi and Hou Wen-ting
"We will conduct an internal investigation and those in charge will be held accountable for any negligence," Ko said, in a grilling session with city councilors about the fire at Cashbox Partyworld KTV on Linsen North Road, which claimed the lives of five patrons and left scores injured.
During the session, Kuomintang (KMT) city councilors asked how the fire had occurred in a building that had passed all of the 20 safety checks carried out there since 2018.
They demanded that municipal authorities be held accountable and improve their performance on the job. [FULL STORY]