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Fire Trucks Upturned as Gas Blasts Devastate Taiwan City

A series of underground gas explosions hit the Taiwanese city of Kaohsiung, killing 26 people, injuring 267 and leaving a scene of utter devastation.
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A destroyed fire truck is seen overturned in the rubble after massive gas explosions in Kaohsiung, Taiwan, Friday, Aug. 1, 2014. A series of underground explosions about midnight Thursday and early Friday ripped through Taiwan's second-largest city, killing scores of people, Taiwan's National Fire Agency said Friday. Wally Santana / AP