More than 200 injured in explosion at Taiwan water park

June 27, 2015 4:39 PM

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More than 200 injured in explosion at Taiwan water park

(CNN)More than 200 people were injured -- scores of them seriously -- after flammable powder apparently exploded in midair at a recreational water park in Taiwan, the East Asian nation's official Central News Agency reported.

The flames erupted when the unknown substance blew up over a stage around 8:30 p.m. (8:30 a.m. ET) at Formosa Fun Coast, firefighters said, according to the CNA report. The park was then hosting a Color Play Asia party.

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