Taiwan gas pipeline blasts kills at least 25, injures hundreds

A series of five explosions along an underground pipeline in Kaohsiung, Taiwan's second-largest city, occurred from about midnight Thursday to early Friday, Aug. 1, 2014, leaving at least 25 people dead and injured 267, according to officials. The cause of the blasts is under investigation.

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