A toddler was killed and 13 people were injured in a gas explosion near Taipei, officials said, two weeks after powerful gas blasts claimed 30 lives in southern Taiwan.
Authorities in Taiwan`s second largest city today temporarily sealed off two streets and evacuated residents over reports of a fresh leak at the site of last week`s fatal gas explosions.
At least 17 miners remain trapped in a coal mine in China after a gas blast, media reported Sunday.
Federal safety authorities launched an investigation into a gas explosion that caused the collapse of two New York City apartment buildings.
Rescuers scouring the rubble of two Manhattan apartment buildings levelled in a gas explosion found the body of an eighth victim, nearly 36 hours after the disaster.
The blast occurred shortly after midnight Saturday in a building where construction workers lived.
Rescuers retrieved the bodies of four miners after two
days of searching, bringing the death toll to 13.
An explosion that sounded like a sonic boom blew out walls of an unfinished power plant and set off a fire during a test of natural gas lines on Sunday, killing at least five workers and injuring a dozen or more.
A gas explosion Tuesday left at least four people injured and 1,000 homeless in Hohhot, capital of north China`s Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, an official said.
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