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A ruptured road after a series of gas explosions in Taiwanese city

Update Taiwan gas explosions kills 22, impacts propylene supply

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By Nurluqman Suratman

SINGAPORE (ICIS)--Gas leaks triggered a series of massive explosions in Kaohsiung, Taiwan, late on Thursday, killing at least 22 people and injuring about 270, the National Fire Agency (NFA) said on Friday.

The NFA in a statement said it received reports of gas leaks from 20:46 hours Taiwan time (12:46 GMT) on Thursday, followed by multiple fires and deadly explosions that occurred just before midnight.

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